A tale of dueling anti-spyware bills

Tuesday, 29 May 2007, 3:57 PM EST

The House of Representatives last week passed a bill called the "I-SPY Act" -- a.k.a. the "Internet Spyware Prevention Act of 2007." I believe it's important to highlight the benefits and limitations of this measure.

For starters, I-SPY is an enforcement bill, but it will likely do little to prevent any kind of online spying. Critics of a legislative approach to fighting spyware like to point to the massive upward spike in junk e-mail that quickly followed Congress's enactment of the CAN-SPAM Act bill.

At the Washington Post.

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