Articles and websites related to WhenU.com's allegedly unethical business practices.
Methods and Effects of Spyware - WhenU Violating Own Privacy Policy
Comment submitted to recent FTC hearings about spyware, alleging that WhenU software violates its own privacy policy by transmitting some of user-visited web page URLs to its own servers. [PDF]
Spyware Company Sues Utah Over Anti-Spyware Law
Slashdot discussion forum takes up issues surrounding this news.
U-Haul v. WhenU.com, 2003 WL 22071556 (E.D.Va. 2003)
A Federal Court in Virginia held that WhenU's pop-up ad didn't infringe U-Haul's trademarks and copyrights.
WhenU Spams Google, Breaks Google "No Cloaking" Rules
Author presents detailed evidence to show that WhenU sends bogus search results to search engines, in violation of search engines' rules.
Adware Maker Challenges Utah Anti-Spyware Law
In its legal motion WhenU is charging that Utah's recently enacted Spyware Control Act violates free-speech guarantees and could unfairly harm its business. [CNET] (April 13, 2004)
Pop-up Seller Loses Round in Court
"A U.S. district court judge bars WhenU from delivering pop-up ads to some Net visitors, going against decisions in favor of the software maker's controversial marketing tactics." [CNET News] (January 05, 2004)
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