Miscellaneous

by Mike Masnick




Google Tries To Offer Distinction Between Good And Bad Spyware

from the from-the-arbiters-of-evil dept

Google has been a bit worried that new spyware legislation will include things that could make their IE toolbar (and possibly other new Google doodads) illegal. Realizing that the debate doesn't seem to be going anywhere, they've tried to put together a list of generally accepted practices of what companies shouldn't do in creating software that may be considered spyware. While some may disagree with some of the points on the list, it probably is a good thing to get it written down just as a starting point for debate.

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