[Dshield] FYI: We lose a security tool, AdAware sells out (my opinion)

John B. Holmblad jholmblad at aol.com
Fri Jan 27 01:55:54 GMT 2006


Mel,


is this an "all for one...one for all" kind of thing? That is do you now 
have to install all that other stuff in order to get adaware? 


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Mel wrote:
> Bad news from AdAware the (was) best adware finder and evicter we had.
> Now they have teamed up with Google and a few other spyware suspects to become the "Google Pack"
> Reminds me of the old saying "when you lay down with dogs, you get up with fleas"
>
> Big commercial interests strike again.
>
> The story right from Lavasoft news which came, by surprise,along with the spyware library update.
>
> ----------------------------
> Edited by Mel to remove commercial links.
>
> Helsinki, January 10, 2006
>
> Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition Included as Part of Google Pack 
> Alongside the Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition, the Google Pack includes: 
>
>  Adobe Reader 7
>  Firefox with Google Toolbar 
>  GalleryPlayer Wallpapers 
>  Google Desktop 
>  Google Earth 
>  Google Pack Screensaver 
>  Google Talk 
>  Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer 
>  Norton Anti-Virus 2005 Special Edition 
>  Picasa 
>  Real Player 
>  Trillian
>
>
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