Brussels declares war on spyware and spam

Monday, 27 November 2006, 5:18 PM EST

The European Commission called for stronger action against spammers and spy ware merchants today and said it may bring in further legislation to combat the problem.

However, the Commission also said member states could do better in enforcing existing legislation covering illegal online activities.

At The Register.

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