Adware Firm Blasts Critics As "Irresponsible"


The sniping between a controversial adware company and a prominent anti-spyware researcher continued Thursday as 180solutions defended its practices and called critic Ben Edelman "irresponsible."

Earlier this week, Bellevue, Wash.-based 180 solutions, which distributes software that delivers ads to users' computers, blasted Edelman, a Harvard researcher, for improperly disclosing a hack into the company's installation software. Last week, Edelman had posted an analysis of an illegal download of 180's Zango software by an affiliate Web site of 180's advertising network. TechWeb | Malware | Adware Firm Blasts Critics As "Irresponsible"

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