Wiretap laws may criminalize use of spyware

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 12:38 PM EST

A secret Internet tool once reserved for use by savvy marketers and vicious identity thieves is now working to the benefit of estranged spouses, say family law attorneys who spoke last week at The Missouri Bar Annual Meeting.

"We can only imagine the amount of information that can be gleaned from a spyware program," said attorney Cary Mogerman of the St. Louis law firm Zerman & Mogerman LLC during Thursday's track program "Spyware and Double Jeopardy: What you don't know may hurt you."

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