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Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« on: July 17, 2021, 11:24:46 AM »
Do you have any information about this or is it a fake?
thank you
https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/15/nortonlifelock_and_avast_confirm_merger_negotiations/

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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2021, 11:42:36 AM »
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Do you have any information about this or is it a fake?
There is plenty info online if you do a google search




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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2021, 12:26:26 PM »
Hello, thank you, I sometimes connect to a search engine,       8), my question was mainly to know if members of the forum had information on the  of the quality and free of our favorite AV, I use Avast Free for over 10 years and I am happy   


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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2021, 01:09:31 PM »
Right now, it's speculation on everyone's part.
Avast and Norton are prohibited from discussing the issue till it's resolved.
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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2021, 01:44:39 PM »
Right now, it's speculation on everyone's part.
Avast and Norton are prohibited from discussing the issue till it's resolved.
heu.....It's a little more than speculation




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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2021, 02:04:15 PM »
Right now, it's speculation on everyone's part.
Avast and Norton are prohibited from discussing the issue till it's resolved.
heu.....It's a little more than speculation




https://www.darkreading.com/prnewswire2.asp?rkey=20210714SF44020&filter=3930
As stated here,
"There can be no certainty as to whether any transaction will take place or the terms on which any Possible Merger may be agreed. A further announcement will be made if and when appropriate. "
Anything we post is speculation.
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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2021, 03:06:37 PM »
Maybe from late August the merger product will be behaviour-based.
That is better as signature based product with a lot of FPs.

Will the Avast Freemium formula survive this merger or will it mean partially with more bloatware and more ads?

I have been supportive of avast's mission all the way, now wondering where this will lead us,
and whether we have to reconsider. What will be AVG's future seen to this merger?

We won't get answers until late of August I know, still free to ponder on certain possibilities and outcomes.

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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2021, 03:27:06 PM »
I guess 'free to ponder' is another way of speculating. :)
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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2021, 08:49:48 PM »
Hi bob3160,

For me a while without pondering on anything nears, so not further speculate.
As you, my good friend, always seem well informed, you will certainly be the first one to report here,
if anything gets near concretization.

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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2021, 09:03:20 PM »
IF the merger were to take place the whole of the Avast community, and users will surely be affected; At this point, No one knows for sure just how.
Many will be following closely. ;)
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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2021, 11:12:13 AM »
Hello friends, what I want to say is that I have been using Avast Free for 11 years and I am completely and totally satisfied with this security system. I accept all the po up and all the commercial proposals that appear on my screen from Avast. It's normal, nobody works for free! What poses a question to me, is our security future with the future merger. Obviously here also speculations, I indicate you another speculation:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/interactive/2021/nso-spyware-pegasus-cellphones/

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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2021, 11:41:29 AM »
Posting a link to s subscription only service isn't going to be read by many at all.
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Re: Avast et Norton,merger in progress
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2021, 02:55:30 PM »
Posting a link to s subscription only service isn't going to be read by many at all.
The article also has nothing to do with the topic of this thread.
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