Ed Driscoll

The Pop-Up Stopper Protection Racket

Interesting post on the newly reconstituted Buslaw blog by Nina Yablok (aka Mrs. Ed Driscoll) on the FTC’s decision against D Squared. D Squared is (was?) a pop-up blocking firm which advertised its product by using the Windows 2000/XP function that allows an IT manager to send a message to the computers on his network, but can also be exploited to send spam.

Which is what D Squared did, to sell a product that…blocked that ads.

More here.