Shamed adware advertisers slip up again

Tuesday, 20 March 2007, 12:12 AM EST

Online travel site Travelocity and mobile phone provider Cingular are violating the terms of a legal settlement by advertising through adware and spyware applications.

Spyware researcher Ben Edelman posted evidence last week of advertisements for the two firms being pushed by the Fullcontext, Deskwizz and other spyware applications.

At vnunet.

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