Is Spyware Advancing Or Retreating?

The study claiming it's advancing comes from Webroot, who comes out with these reports every few months -- and whose methodology is questionable. As we've pointed out in the past, they include tracking cookies in their list of spyware, which greatly skews their results. Whether or not you believe tracking cookies are good or bad, it's pretty clear that they're not the same thing as what most people think of when discussing spyware. Techdirt:Is Spyware Advancing Or Retreating?

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 9th February 2006 7:35AM