Alleged spyware purveyor Direct Revenue is kaput. Notices on the firm’s sites, direct-revenue.com and bestoffersnetworks.com, state, “Best Offers and Direct Revenue have ceased operations.”
All that remains are instructions on how to uninstall the company’s software.
Direct Revenue has come under legal fire in federal court for deceptive practices, and been investigated and fined by the Federal Trade Commission, and sued by New York and in federal court.
New York’s investigation of the company exposed advertisers fined for using the service, including Priceline.com, Travelocity.com and Cingular Wireless.
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