Spyware maker hauled before court

Thursday, 6 October 2005, 12:35 AM EST

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against alleged spyware maker Odysseus Marketing and its owner Walter Rines.

The company lured consumers into downloading its software by promising a peer-to-peer file sharing application that would get them anonymous and free access to music downloads.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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