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Group hits AOL for spyware sins

Some software installed without user permission

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / August 29, 2006

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Time Warner Inc.'s AOL Internet service has spent millions of dollars over the years to protect its users from computer viruses, spyware, and other harmful programs. But an anti spyware coalition connected to Harvard University says that AOL's own software commits some of the very sins that have made spyware programs such a nuisance. (Full article: 401 words)

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