Geert Lovink on Thu, 5 May 2005 12:28:52 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> Ben Edelman nominated for the nettime price 2005

This guy should be nominated for the 2005 global awards for net criticism: 
Ben Edelman. Read all about his research on He 
is deconstructing spyware.

Declan's story on news,com. Read his interview with Ben Edelman! 

Here one of Edelman's postings to Declan's politech list:

Subject: Investors Supporting Spyware
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 22:41:33 -0500
From: Ben Edelman <>
To: 'Declan McCullagh' <>


I thought you might get a kick out of a page I just posted.  I've made a 
list of major US companies in the spyware business as I define it 
(tracking and/or collecting sensitive information, either without notice 
and consent or without meaningful notice and informed consent), along with 
the investors who have provided these companies with, by my count, at 
least $139 million of venture funding.

    Investors Supporting Spyware

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