Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Sep 2009 16:18 UTC
Apple If you have Apple's QuickTime media player and/or iTunes installed on your Windows machine, you might want to keep an eye on apple's Software Update tool. Apple is once again using the update tool to push unwanted software onto users' machines without asking for permission.
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RE: Your statement is false
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 28th Sep 2009 17:54 UTC in reply to "Your statement is false"
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You state that Apple's software update tool on Windows is "push(ing) unwanted software onto user's machines without asking for permission".


The user has to choose to install the software by clicking an install button following the software description.

Push != install. Push as in, promote. Coerce. Trick.

Apple has - again - used its software UPDATER to install new software, making it LOOK like an update. In what universe is that acceptable? What if Microsoft did this? The world'd be aflame!

Edited 2009-09-28 18:00 UTC

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