NY attorney general files spyware suit

Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 2:04 AM EST

The New York State Attorney General's Office is suing Direct Revenue, claiming the company secretly installed millions of pop-up ad programs and sent ads through secretly installed spyware.

The state's top prosecutor filed the lawsuit Tuesday, seeking a court order forcing the company to stop and requesting an accounting of the company's revenues. The lawsuit also requests "appropriate" monetary penalties.

At InformationWeek.

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