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[ga] Is Google implicated in Spyware fraud also? - 2005 Computer Spyware Act

  • To: General Assembly of the DNSO <ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [ga] Is Google implicated in Spyware fraud also? - 2005 Computer Spyware Act
  • From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 00:13:44 -0800
  • Cc: icann board address <icann-board@xxxxxxxxx>, "vinton g. cerf" <vint@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Organization: INEGroup Spokesman
  • Sender: owner-ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

All former DNSO GA members or other interested stakeholders/users,

I wonder if this has some indication on Vint's tenure at
ICANN?  I wonder if it does, will or should?

"A White Plains company deceived Internet users into
 believing their PCs were infected by spyware and then
 sold them fake repair software that left them more
 vulnerable to attack, according to a lawsuit filed by the
 Washington State Attorney General's Office.

 Consumers were tricked into downloading the
 software, called "Spyware Cleaner," by pop-up and
 pop-under ads that mimicked Microsoft Windows
 system messages as well as through e-mail and Google
 ads that implied Microsoft Corp. was affiliated with the
 product, the lawsuit alleges. Microsoft has filed a similar


Jeffrey A. Williams
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