Tuesday, October 12, 2004

U.S. files first suit against Internet 'spy ware'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The U.S. government has sued a New Hampshire man in its first attempt to crack down on Internet "spy ware" that seizes control of a user's computer without permission.

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday asked a federal court to shut down an operation that it said disables users' computers in an attempt to bully them into buying anti-spy ware products. More from CNN

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