Does Yahoo like spyware?
As the Netflix class action lawsuit winds down, another class action against Yahoo gears up. The new lawsuit accuses the online giant of some truly seedy advertising activity that falls under the general heading of "syndication fraud."
The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and names Crafts by Veronica as the class representative. Crafts by Veronica has purchased advertising exposure from Yahoo in the past, but now claims that much of that exposure came through spyware, typosquatting, and parked domains—none of which qualify as "popular, high-quality sites" that Yahoo advertisers were promised. Does Yahoo like spyware?
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