FTC clamps down on spyware firm

Thursday, 6 October 2005, 4:00 PM EST

The US’ Federal Trade Commission has gone after what it claims is a spyware and adware operation that invaded users’ machines and served up bogus search pages.

The FTC has asked a US district court judge to “halt” the “unfair and deceptive” activities of Stratham, New Hampshire-based Odysseus Marketing, and its principal, Walter Rines.

By Joe Fay at The Register.

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