U.S. Tech Firms to Set Adware Guidelines, Sources Say


Top U.S. technology companies plan to unveil Wednesday new guidelines aimed at combating unwanted software that tracks the behavior of Web users and generates pop-up ads, sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The parties include Time Warner Inc.'s online division AOL, Verizon Communications, the Center for Democracy and Technology, CNET Networks Inc., CA , Yahoo Inc. and nonprofit online privacy organization TRUSTe, the sources said. U.S. Tech Firms to Set Adware Guidelines, Sources Say

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