Via Threadwatch, Suit Levels Spyware, Typosquatting Allegations at Yahoo at the Washington Post covers a class action lawsuit filed against Yahoo and others claiming "syndication fraud" over how Yahoo ads are allegedly displayed through spyware, adware and domain parking programs that involve "typo domains."
A copy of the filing is here (PDF format).
Postscript Barry: Eric Goldman has a much more comprehensive write up from a legal perspective on this case at his blog.
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