Direct Revenue's Dirty Documents
On Tuesday, the New York Attorney General filed suit against notorious spyware vendor Direct Revenue. In a detailed complaint, the NYAG alleged Direct Revenue surreptitiously installed spyware onto users' computers and made its spyware exceptionally difficult to remove...
The NYAG's complaint was accompanied by more than a thousand pages of exhibits and appendices. Some of these documents present the results of NYAG's testing -- narratives of misleading and nonconsensual installation, not unlike my own installation tests. But the NYAG also produced a treasure trove of documents: Internal Direct Revenue documents, records, and emails that present their strategy, intentions, and plans in great detail. Direct Revenue's Dirty Documents
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