In my testing, Yahoo's funding of spyware is widespread and prevalent -- an important source of revenue for many spyware programs installed on millions of users' PCs. Were it not for Yahoo's funding of these programs, the programs would be far less profitable -- and there would be fewer such programs trying to sneak onto users' PCs.More: Internetnews.com.
May 5, 2005 - Goldman on AskJeeves Spyware Problem.
May 3, 2005 - Edelman's Research on Spyware Makes a Difference.
Mar. 10, 2005 - Edelman: Comparison of Unwanted Software Installed by P2P Programs.