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Slammin' the SpyWare Sneaks

Uncle Sam's not letting up on the Sleazy spyware makers. Under the banner of the "deceptive business laws," the government has filed a suit against Sanford Wallace of New Hampshire.

If you're Sanford's neighbor, or see him occasionally in the aisles in the local Stop 'n' Shop, you may want to thank him for his involvement in trying to trick people into thinking their computers are on the fritz, and therefore need to download the 'spyware' software his convenient pop-ups advertise.

Meanwhile the U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a second spyware bill -- that imposes jail sentences -- with an impressive unanimous vote of 415 to 0.

Seems both liberals and conservatives can finally agree on something!