The Ethical and Legal Concerns of Spyware.

Computer users are threatened by stealth invaders, in the form of spyware, which gather users' personal information for target marketing purposes, but can also disrupt the operation of the computer. This article examines the ethical and legal controversy within the United States surrounding spyware. The various methods of battling spyware, including approaches by individual users, organizations, and government oversight, legislation, and litigation, are discussed.

Main Author: Sipior, Janice C.
Other Authors: Ward, Burke T., Roselli, Georgina R.
Language: English
Published: 2005
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