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

Thomas Ditmars zarggg at zarggg.net
Fri Jan 27 03:42:43 GMT 2006


On 26-Jan-06 19:28, 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.

How exactly is being included in a freeware bundle package "selling
out"? There must be part of this story I'm missing.
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