Thursday, April 06, 2006

Eliot Spitzer Files Adware Lawsuit

On Tuesday the New York State Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, filed a lawsuit against Direct Revenue LLC, for installing spyware/adware on user's computers without their consent.

The company gives away software with games and utilities causes pop-up ads, the complaint alleges.

Eliot Spitzer filed, and later settled, an "adware" case with ntermix Media for $7.5 million.

Direct Revenue settled an adware case in llinois and is working on another one in California.


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