Photos: Coming to grips with adware

Photos: Coming to grips with adware

Summary: Backers gather to launch the Trusted Download Program, which aims to help people deal with adware and spyware.

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    Backers of the Trusted Download Program chat at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., before the announcement on Nov. 16, 2005, of the effort designed to help consumers deal with spyware. From left to right: Doug Leeds, vice president at Yahoo; FTC commissioner Jon Leibowitz; Congresswoman Mary Bono; Fran Maier, executive director of Truste; Jules Polonetsky, vice president, America Online.

  • Fran Maier

    Fran Maier of online watchdog Truste introduces the media to the Trusted Download Program, backed by America Online, Yahoo, CNET Networks, Verizon and Computer Associates. (CNET Networks is the parent company of CNET News.com.)

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