Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 15:45 UTC
Internet & Networking It might be common, but that doesn't mean I'm not allowed to wail against it - especially since I was not familiar with this particular case. As it turns out, several of Adobe products' download pages have opt-out checkboxes to also install Google Chrome. This was spyware-like behaviour when Apple did it with Safari and the iPhone Configuration Utility, and it is still spyware-like behaviour when Adobe and Google do it with Chrome.
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RE: Comment by Kroc
by senshikaze on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 16:05 UTC in reply to "Comment by Kroc"
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2011-03-08

But alot of those programs did the same with other products (java and ccleaner used to bundle yahoo toolbar, if i am not mistaken). This is just another bundle in a long string of bundles.

I do agree that should be opt-in only, but try to convince a middle management type who just sees the $$ for the bundle contract.

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