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Offline unixhed

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Avast selling user data without permission.
« on: January 28, 2020, 08:00:17 AM »
I came across this article today, which concerns me, as I have recommended Avast to dozens of clients.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qjdkq7/avast-antivirus-sells-user-browsing-data-investigation
And, the letters in  your captcha are illegible, 'Listen to letters' does not make a sound. (Firefox)

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Re: Avast selling user data without permission.
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2020, 08:06:48 AM »
You are late to the party  >>  https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=231811.0


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Re: Avast selling user data without permission.
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2020, 06:13:55 AM »
Avast’s commitment to responsible data use
https://blog.avast.com/our-commitment-to-responsible-data-use
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Re: Avast selling user data without permission.
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2020, 08:58:29 AM »
A message from Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek
https://blog.avast.com/a-message-from-ceo-ondrej-vlcek