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U.S. Lawmakers Vow to Pass New Law Against Spyware (Reuters)

  • , Friday, April 30, 2004 12 AM
U.S. lawmakers vowed on Thursday to pass legislation to stop deceptive software even though regulators advised against any new laws. Both Republicans and Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee said new laws were needed to stop the proliferation of so-called "spyware" that hides in users' computers and secretly monitors their activities.

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