“Spyware” Definition and Best Practices Coming

The Anti-Spyware Coalition, composed of manufacturers of anti-spyware software, is planning to provide a definition of “spyware,” as well as best practices for software development, and a common lexicon.

The line between spyware and adware is not clear. Some of these applications are seen as legitimate marketing tools by software manufacturers. The definition in itself will be very helpful.

[from silicon.com]

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