Web stats firm in flap over 'packet sniffing"

Friday, 10 December 2004, 7:52 AM EST

A leading internet statistics company says claims on its own website that it used potentially illegal packet-sniffing hardware to harvest information was a mistake.

Hitwise co-founder and director Adrian Giles said the website FAQ had been written by marketers who misunderstood the technology.

By Sam Varghese at The Age.

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