Giving new meaning to 'spyware'

Wednesday, 13 July 2005, 3:03 AM EST

Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said that he couldn't define obscenity, but that he knew it when he saw it.

The same has long been the case with spyware. It's not easy to define, but most people know it when parasitic programs suck up resources on their computer and clog their browsers with pop-up ads.

By Ryan Singel at Wired.

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