October 11, 2000

Sen. Edwards intro's "Spyware Control Act"

Author: JT Smith


Computer User Daily News reports
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Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., introduced legislation on Friday that would force
software manufacturers to notify consumers when their products include
"spyware," bits of code that surreptitiously transmit information about the user's
Web surfing habits back to the software company.

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