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Utah's anti-spyware law

Utah's anti-spyware law

Posted Mar 31, 2004 19:45 UTC (Wed) by dsime (guest, #5764)
In reply to: Utah's anti-spyware law by NAR
Parent article: Utah's anti-spyware law

Ah but then

and make it possible for us to uninstall whatever we let them put on our computers, if we later change our minds.

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Utah's anti-spyware law

Posted Apr 1, 2004 12:11 UTC (Thu) by NAR (subscriber, #1313) [Link]

That specific software was easily uninstallable - just a click on the "Uninstall" icon and it's gone. I still do think this law won't change anything - most of the applications are uninstallable anyway and their license already contained paragraphs about the ads.


Utah's anti-spyware law

Posted Apr 2, 2004 20:53 UTC (Fri) by farnz (subscriber, #17727) [Link]

You've never had experience of some of the nastier bits of Windows spyware; several products install something called "Cydoor", which is next to impossible to remove without downloading something like Adaware.

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