Free website to list programs with spyware

A free website ( launching Wednesday plans to provide a list of programs that contain spyware and other malicious software. It will also identify companies that develop the programs and distribute them on the Internet.

Consumers can then decide if a program is safe to download.

"For too long, these companies have been able to hide in the shadows of the Internet," says John Palfrey, who heads the Berkman Center of Internet &\1 Society at Harvard Law School and is spearheading the project. "What we're after is a more accountable Internet." Free website to list programs with spyware - Yahoo! News

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 25th January 2006 8:55PM