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Old 02-07-2005, 11:38 PM   #1
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Default Major Companies Producing Spyware?

Has anyone heard of Major Companies producing Spyware like places like google placing spyware because its "good for the company"
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Old 02-07-2005, 11:48 PM   #2
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Not really. There has been a growing number of lawsuits so companies don't do it.
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Old 02-08-2005, 01:52 AM   #3
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Gmail is pretty much spyware. They scan your emails whenever you read them and look for keywords. That is how the ads show up on the right of the email. One of the reasons I only use Gmail for signing up for forums and other related sites. I don't use it for personal emails. For that I use my friends domain.
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Old 02-08-2005, 04:41 AM   #4
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same here that is what i do, but the Free 1GB is excellent :P
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Heh, I use it for storage.. for regular mail I use my yahoo account, because I (obivoulsly) dislike hotmail.
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Old 02-08-2005, 05:18 PM   #6
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gawab.com is what I use for 1GB... plus 1MB.
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Old 02-09-2005, 06:04 AM   #7
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Heh, I use it for storage.. for regular mail I use my yahoo account, because I (obivoulsly) dislike hotmail.

i do the same
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Old 02-09-2005, 09:29 AM   #8
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I heard that software by Tangent co. has loads of spyware, but i only heard that though someone else.
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