download.com – no adware, no exceptions

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Scott Arpajian, Senior vice president and chief downloader, CNET Download.com recently annouced that download.com will not support any adware bundled software.
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“Dear Downloaders,
When it comes to fighting unwanted adware and spyware, CNET Download.com has always been in your corner. During the past few years, we’ve brought you the best tools and tips in our Spyware Center, and we’ve maintained a strict policy toward adware by allowing only software that discloses advertising partnerships during installation.
This week, we’ve upped the ante: we’re launching a new zero-tolerance policy toward all bundled adware. That means every time you download software from Download.com, you can trust we’ve tested it and found it to be adware-free–period.”

ant they changed the policy for software vendors. in short – NO ADWARE. They test software with various removal tools. In their blog they say < …> “We are using a variety of antispyware tools to scan new programs for adware. If Spyware Doctor or Spy Sweeper says that it’s adware, then we won’t list it. “< …>

way to go download.com

One Response to “download.com – no adware, no exceptions”

  1. adware says:

    There are 100´s of SPYWARE created every day !