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[2]: Comment by Kroc
by molnarcs on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 17:00 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
molnarcs
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2005-09-10

Chrome is not bundled with anything. He's pulling things out of his ass. See for yourself.

http://www.google.com/chrome?hl=en-GB

Third parties might distribute Chrome with other shit, but that's what they do, and have been doing for ages (those "essential" bundles from obscure sites) with everything.

Edited 2011-09-23 17:00 UTC

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