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- Mar 16, 2002
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With the definitions of anti-spyware put on paper, let us hope that the companies producing the software do a better job of giving real protection from spyware so the consumer can have more confidence that their PC's are well protected.The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), an alliance of software companies, security firms and consumer groups, finalised its definitions of spyware on Thursday.
The group defined spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies as those deployed without appropriate user consent and/or implemented in ways that impair user control over: material changes that affect their user experience, privacy, or system security; use of their system resources, including what programs are installed on their computers; and/or collection, use, and distribution of their personal or other sensitive information.
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