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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST 180SOLUTIONS, INC

a Washington Corporation, METRICS DIRECT, a Washington Corporation, KEITH SMITH; DANIEL TODD; KENNETH SMITH; DIRECTREVENUE, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Corporation; CHRIS DOWHAN; JOSHUA ABRAM; BYRON UDELL; BETTERINTERNET, LLC.; EXACT ADVERTISING ALLEGING TRESSPASS TO CHATTELS, INVASION OF PRIVACY, NUISANCE, UNFAIR, DECEPTIVE, MISLEADING BUSINESS PRACTICES

STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA

A class action lawsuit was filed October 27, 2005, in San Joaquin County Superior Court by CONSUMER ADVOCATES RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT SOCIETY, INC. (CARES, INC) a California not for profit consumer rights advocacy corporation, and two other individuals, who are local internet users, against 180SOLUTIONS, INC., a Washington Corporation, METRICS DIRECT, a Washington Corporation, KEITH SMITH; DANIEL TODD; KENNETH SMITH; DIRECTREVENUE, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Corporation; CHRIS DOWHAN; JOSHUA ABRAM; BYRON UDELL; BETTERINTERNET, LLC.; EXACT ADVERTISING.

The lawsuit alleges the defendants engage in unfair acts and practices in connection with their unlawful marketing and their unlawful distribution of software programs to consumers that causes an invasion of privacy, trespass to chattels, unlawful drive-by computer software downloads, interference with use and enjoyment of personal property; nuisance, computer malfunction and destruction of personal property, in violation of California Civil Code 1770 et seq. and California Business and Professions Codes 17200, 17500 and 22947.

The suit is brought on behalf of all those subjected to the offending software . The lawsuit seeks an injunction prohibiting defendants from distributing the software that contains offending characteristics as well as compensatory and punitive damages. The lawsuit also seeks payment of the attorney's fees and costs incurred in bringing suit against defendants.

FACT SHEET
Plaintiffs: CONSUMER ADVOCATES RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT SOCIETY, INC. (CARES, INC); California not for profit public benefit corporation; et al.
Defendants: 180SOLUTIONS, INC., a Washington Corporation, METRICS DIRECT, a Washington Corporation, KEITH SMITH; DANIEL TODD; KENNETH SMITH; DIRECTREVENUE, LLC, a Washington Limited Liability Corporation; CHRIS DOWHAN; JOSHUA ABRAM; BYRON UDELL; BETTERINTERNET, LLC.; EXACT ADVERTISING
Court: The suit was filed 10/27/05; in San Joaquin County Superior Court, Stockton, California, Case No: CV 027141. Assigned Judge: Carter P. Holly; Removed to Federal District Court Sacramento on 12/15/05 Case No: 2:05-cv-2547
Attorney: Managing Attorney: Martha Bronson of the Law Firm Bronson & Associates 15 West 8th St., Suite A., Tracy, CA 95376

Consumer Contact Information for those who wish additional information:
Phone Number: (209) 830-0400
Website: www.thelaw.bz/popups
Email: popups@thelaw.bz
Phone: (209)830-0400
Mailing Address: 15 West 8th Street, Suite A Tracy, CA 95376


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