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Adware distributor fined $3m 10 years 1 month ago #17910

  • Starfire
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About time too.

Read the BBC News link here...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6122046.stm

6.9 billion popups... Thinks most of those were on one of my customer PCs I had to fix.

Reckon they got off lightly myself !
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Re: Adware distributor fined $3m 10 years 1 month ago #17911

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Good!
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Re: Adware distributor fined $3m 10 years 1 month ago #17912

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Lets hope this serves as a warning to other companies :)
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Re: Adware distributor fined $3m 10 years 1 month ago #17913

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we can but hope, however the cynic in me thinks they will just be a bit more careful the next time.
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