Sunday, July 10, 2005

Unimpressed with Spyware Downgrade Explanation

Ben Edelman: "Microsoft's recently published response to questions about Claria defends Microsoft's treatment as the result of ordinary application of Microsoft's usual criteria, without any special exceptions. Perhaps. But if this Microsoft's criteria say to ignore a program known to be installed through fake-user interface ads on kids sites, showing a EULA only after installation, with a broken uninstaller, then Microsoft's criteria leave a lot to be desired."

* Amen.