View Full Version : Advertising Through Spyware - After Promising To Stop

2007-03-14, 22:50

- http://www.benedelman.org/news/031407-1.html
March 14, 2007 ~ "...Despite their duties to the NYAG, both Cingular and Travelocity have failed to sever their ties with spyware vendors. As shown in the six examples below, Cingular and Travelocity continue to receive spyware-originating traffic, including traffic from some of the web's most notorious and most widespread spyware, in direct violation of their respective Assurances of Discontinuance. That said, Priceline seems to have succeeded in substantially reducing these relationships -- suggesting that Cingular and Travelocity could do better if they put forth appropriate effort..."

(Screenshots available at the URL above.)