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On April 19, 2004, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day workshop titled "Monitoring Software on Your PC: Spyware, Adware, and Other Software." The workshop explored the issues associated with the distribution and effects of software that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge and which may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge.

Materials available on the workshop include:

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