Gold-Medal Winner Dale Begg-Smith Made Big Bucks on Spyware

I’m not going to hold my breath, but it’d be great if this dirt bag had his medal stripped for violating the Olympic Code of Ethics:

The Olympic Code of Ethics says participants “must not act in a manner likely to bring the reputation of the Olympic Movement into disrepute.” How about blackmailing Internet users by displaying pop-ups advertising spyware removal software?

(Via Kottke.)

Friday, 17 February 2006