Comparison of Unwanted Software Installed by P2P Programs

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  1. gerardwil

    gerardwil Registered Member

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    This article investigates a further source of unwanted software: Add-ons bundled with peer-to-peer filesharing programs.

    Investigated by Benjamin Edelman:
    http://www.benedelman.org/spyware/p2p/
     
  2. rdsu

    rdsu Registered Member

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    Thanks for this link, gerardwil :)

    Always good information...

    Fortunately I don't use any of this known spyware build in programs... :D
     
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    If you are going to use p2p, it's best to just get something open source (like eMule) so you don't even have to worry about it :)
     
  4. nadirah

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    Anyway I don't use P2P at all. I hate P2P programs!!! :mad:
     
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