Zango Agree To 3Ml Fine\Stop Distro With FTC

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  1. TeMerc

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    Zango agrees to stop distributing thier software under agreement with FTC.

    In the Matter of Zango, Inc. f/k/a 180Solutions, Inc., a corporation, Keith Smith, individually and as an officer of the corporation, and Daniel Todd, individually and as an officer of the corporation.
    FTC File No. 052 3130
    November 3, 2006

    • Agreement Containing Consent Orders
    • Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Orders to Aid
    • Public Comment
    • Complaint
    • News Release

    From Zango Blog:
    Zango Corporate Blog
    Note: Those with host files or restricted sites protection will need to remove or disable any such blocking to view the Zango Blog
     
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    Conference Call Replay
    Earlier today, Zango hosted a conference call to discuss this morning’s announced FTC settlement. Zango CEO Keith Smith, Zango Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Ken McGraw, and Hogan & Hartson Partner and former FTC Commissioner Christine A. Varney participated.

    To hear a replay of the call, please dial toll-free (800) 642-1687. The conference call replay ID is: 1552048. The replay will be available through Friday, November 17, 2006.
     
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    Judging by these statements, I would say, don't download the software. Will others see it that way?
    More than likely, Zango will continue to rake in huge profits because people simply do not read the fine print.
     
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    From Sandi Hardmeier, come this brief write up about some of the particulars of the deal.

    As always, nice work Sandi!
    Spyware Sucks Blog
     
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    Spyware Researcher Claims Zango Hasn't Mended Its Ways
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    Ben Edelman & Eric Howes Tag Team Zango

    Bad Practices Continue at Zango, Notwithstanding Proposed FTC Settlement and Zango's Claims
     
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    The Zango Spin Dr. is in the house:
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    Myspace Phish Attack Leads Users to Zango Content

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