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DoubleClick Takes Bath, Throws in Towel
After weeks of being deluged by lawsuits, bad press, federal regulatory investigations and nasty name-calling, DoubleClick backs off on its plans to tie surfing

federal lawsuits  lawsuit, and launched a Federal Trade Commission investigation of the uses of consumer information collected over the Internet. Also it is possible that the popular search engine HOTBOT was hacked to protest the DoubleClick action. For at least two days a search for DoubleClick brought up as the first entry the DoubleClick home page with a tag line identifying it as The (in)famous DoubleClick Company. DoubleClick did not answer TEC's queries about this strangely deprecating text. Market Impact

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