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Thread: AIM Spyware

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    Senior Member
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    AIM Spyware

    I heard that AIM included WildTangent in its version 5.5. Why would a company with such a high rep install spyware with its product?
    Well...its not gonna get much better than linux!

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    Regal Making Handler
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    Jun 2002
    Because they are a business, the aim (pun intended) is to make money. End of story. After all you dont pay for the software do you?
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    wildtangent is required for aol's online gaming which is done by WT. if your not foolish enough to use aols on line games then thehourse13 did a really good thread on getting rid of it
    Bukhari:V3B48N826 “The Prophet said, ‘Isn’t the witness of a woman equal to half of that of a man?’ The women said, ‘Yes.’ He said, ‘This is because of the deficiency of a woman’s mind.’”

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    Master-Jedi-Pimps0r & Moderator thehorse13's Avatar
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    Yep, they certainly are getting sleezy.

    Here is the post I made on removal of Wild Tangent.

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