Friday, March 24, 2006

Internet privacy case

I came across this latest press release about legal action being brought against Gratis, an internet company based in Washington DC. According to the reports, the New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has filed suit against Gratis on the grounds that it had sold personal information obtained from millions of consumers despite a promise of confidentiality. Allegations include selling access to lists of millions of Gratis’s customers to three independent email marketers.

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