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Seriously!!!!! Avast!!😔
« on: January 28, 2020, 03:48:47 AM »
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2020, 05:21:02 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2020, 07:04:19 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2020, 07:11:39 AM »
You're welcome. (Not yet...)
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Re: Seriously!!!!! Avast!!😔
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2020, 09:04:57 AM »

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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2020, 06:13:03 AM »
Avast’s commitment to responsible data use
https://blog.avast.com/our-commitment-to-responsible-data-use
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« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2020, 09:07:01 AM »
A message from Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek
https://blog.avast.com/a-message-from-ceo-ondrej-vlcek

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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2020, 02:43:46 AM »
take all the unnecessary scare tactics out of your products... 

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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2020, 06:38:37 AM »
take all the unnecessary scare tactics out of your products...
Even though that wouldn't help in replenishing their tarnished reputation, I would want them to stop collecting any form of user data and to keep only the 1st option as opt-in in Privacy Section.

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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2020, 02:05:05 PM »
For all of those that seem to have jumped on the privacy theft bandwagon, the following
also deserves to be read and digested.
https://sparktoro.com/blog/avasts-shutdown-of-jumpshot-will-harm-the-web-and-the-world/
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« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2020, 04:16:25 PM »
For all of those that seem to have jumped on the privacy theft bandwagon, the following
also deserves to be read and digested.
https://sparktoro.com/blog/avasts-shutdown-of-jumpshot-will-harm-the-web-and-the-world/
How did we even live without Jumpshot ? (Sarcasm)

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« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2020, 09:24:14 PM »
For all of those that seem to have jumped on the privacy theft bandwagon, the following
also deserves to be read and digested.
https://sparktoro.com/blog/avasts-shutdown-of-jumpshot-will-harm-the-web-and-the-world/
How did we even live without Jumpshot ? (Sarcasm)
How did we ever live without Google, Microsoft, etc., etc.
But they are innocent and don't collect any data.. :)
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Re: Seriously!!!!! Avast!!😔
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2020, 09:45:09 PM »
For all of those that seem to have jumped on the privacy theft bandwagon, the following
also deserves to be read and digested.
https://sparktoro.com/blog/avasts-shutdown-of-jumpshot-will-harm-the-web-and-the-world/
How did we even live without Jumpshot ? (Sarcasm)
How did we ever live without Google, Microsoft, etc., etc.
But they are innocent and don't collect any data.. :)

Living without them is not really that hard, people are just lazy and can't be bothered to use different services anymore. They want everything in one place which is usually "Google". I've ditched Google entirely very long time ago now and I'm not missing anything. I use various different services that in the end build up basically the same experience I've had with Google and all their services in one place. It started with DuckDuckGo and ended when I ditched Android phones for an iPhone. Maybe the later isn't perfect, but my data profile is now spread widely and not centralized with single company and my usability hasn't really changed at all. I still find everything with my current search engine, I can send all the e-mails that I want, I can store all the data in cloud that I want and so on. Only thing where I still sometimes use Google is Youtube coz there really aren't any serious alternatives for that. Everything else has been replaces with alternatives. Sure some cost money, but for those I'm certain they are private and I want them that way. Especially e-mail service which probably handles by far the most personal data.
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« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2020, 02:18:25 PM »
An antispy program that's spies on its users and sells the data doesn't look good by any measure!

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« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2020, 08:10:14 PM »
Some people can consider Avast as a traitor to privacy and to customers.....and I can say there is no traitor in history didn't get revealed.
Surely 80% of the history is fake, but the good thing is that All the traitors get revealed....