...while recognizing that it'll do about as much to eliminate spyware as the CAN-SPAM act has done to eliminate spam. In a battle between law and technology, technology usually wins, as it moves faster than the law.
As I write this, I'm sure that the spyware makers are preparing to move their operations offshore, where the law is of no concern to them.
The best defense against scumware remains what it's always been - an aware, informed computer user equipped with a large dose of cynicism about what he or she is putting on his/her PC and the tools to block or remove the trash that does get on the PC.
"Against stupidity, the gods themselves rage in vain."
- Heinrich Schiller