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[4]: Comment by Kroc
by _xmv on Sat 24th Sep 2011 02:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Kroc"
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Fantastic. You're comparing Google to Mozilla. Bravo.

Clue: they provide vastly different services (the only overlap is Chrome, which is based on Chromium, that Google provides as open source software)
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Congratulation, you missed that the article talks about Chrome being bundled and nothing else. That's right. Blind much. Very. Very. Much.

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