TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Spyware Maker Sues Detection Firm

Spyware Maker Sues Detection Firm

Jim Haynes (
Fri, 11 Nov 2005 21:03:08 GMT

From slashdot today, says RetroCoder, a spyware maker, is suing
Sunbelt Software, makers of an anti-spyware program. RetroCoder
claims that their end user license agreement forbids using the program
in "anti-spyware research" and therefore detecting it violates the

Once again, the inmates are running the asylum.

jhhaynes at earthlink dot net

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: If the inmates did not run the asylum,
chances are quite likely the asylum would not get run at all. Yes,
there has to be overall supervision of the asylum, but most of them
in the past, like prisons, by and large were run by inmate labor. PAT]

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