Ask Jeeves Names Online Compliance Officer

Today, Ask Jeeves appointed Steven Pickering to the newly created position of Online Compliance Officer.

[Pickering] will focus primarily on overseeing the Company’s Fun Web Products and family of My Search toolbars on a variety of online consumer issues including online privacy, disclosure, and downloadable software practices.

More about today’s announcement in this news release.

About two months ago, accusations about software distributed by Ask Jeeves also installing adware, made headlines. The company denied these charges in a letter to Danny.

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