from the officialization-has-a-downside dept.
Spy der Mann writes "An anti-spyware bill could clear the U.S. House of Representatives as early as next week, but there are disagreements on how to define the term 'spyware.' A wrong decision could end up in two opposite directions: Either a law too restrictive for legitimate companies, or a "safe harbor" for some malicious spyware distributors. Could this become another CAN-SPAM?"
"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?"
-- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)