Users want ISPs to filter spyware

A majority of net users want their ISPs so block spyware traffic. Half (51 per cent) of 1,000 consumers quizzed by NOP said their service providers should block spyware apps, invasive programs that covertly snoop on users online activities, while only one in 10 of those quizzed reckon employers should take responsibility for addressing the problem. End user attitudes to seldom offered spyware screening services from ISPs mirror attitudes to spam filtering when such services were in their infancy four or five years ago. Users want ISPs to filter spyware | Channel Register

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 12th October 2005 2:40AM