Anti-Spyware Consortium falls apart

Posted on Tuesday, February 08 2005 @ 12:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Consortium of Anti-Spyware Technology vendors (COAST) has fallen apart as three members withdrew from the group.
Another founder, Lavasoft Inc., pulled out of the consortium earlier and accused COAST's leadership of adopting an "overt agenda to concentrate on revenue generation."

The latest withdrawals stem from the decision by COAST to allow membership to 180solutions Inc., a Bellevue, Wash.-based search marketing company that uses questionable tactics to install ad-serving software on computers.
Read more at eWeek

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