A U.S. District Court judge has ordered a spyware operation to give up more than US$4 million in profit after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against the company. The FTC accused the company and an affiliate of deceptively downloading spyware onto computers, changing the computers' settings and hijacking their search engines.
Aromatherapists aren't known for their technological prowess, but the discipline of healing physical and emotional ailments with essential oils derived from plants and herbs is pretty information-intensive. Enter "Essential Aromatherapy", a self-paced CD-ROM course developed by Essential Training Solutions Ltd. of Daventry, England. By covering the basics of aromatherapy in a well-planned if not terribly sophisticated manner, the course offers a good model for designing self-paced training.