Download.Com is now bundling Free Software with malware ?

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Download.Com is now bundling Free Software with malware ?

Postby TheLiquidator » Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:18 pm

Just read this on the kubuntu forum

http://kubuntuforums.net/forums/index.p ... =3119668.0

If it's true, it seems alarming to me. Any thoughts anyone?
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Postby Rhakios » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:14 pm

Reading the original article, it seems more like a case of bundling foistware with the desired software.
It also questions CNet's use of tademarks in the foistware installer, that lead naive users to believe they are installing the package they actually want.
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Postby leke » Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:53 am

Wow, I hope M$'s money was worth the tarnishing of the C|Net / Download.com name.
Reminds me of...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbOfnj67ZwM
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