TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: NYS AG Spitzer ... Settles With Spyer/Scammer/Sleazer

NYS AG Spitzer ... Settles With Spyer/Scammer/Sleazer

Danny Burstein (
Thu, 20 Oct 2005 22:51:42 -0400

( lots of good stuff in the complete press release. Check the whole
thing when you have a moment )

" Attorney General Eliot Spitzer today announced an agreement with the
former CEO of a leading internet marketing company responsible for
secretly installing adware and spyware on millions of home computers.

" Under the agreement, Brad Greenspan, the founder and former CEO of
Intermix Media, will pay $750,000 in penalties and disgorgement in
connection with an investigation of the conduct of his former
company ...

" Spitzer also announced today that New York Supreme Court Judge
Judith Gische had approved a consent agreement between Intermix and
Spitzer's office requiring Intermix to pay $7.5 million in penalties
and disgorgement, and accept a ban on the distribution of adware
programs in the future.....

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