Author Topic: Goodbye ClamWin, it was nice while it lasted  (Read 2005 times)

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October 14, 2009, 11:56:29 pm
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Goodbye ClamWin, it was nice while it lasted

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I'm sorry to say, I've just received the following e-mail from ClamWin, which means I'll now no longer recommend ANYONE use their software, and will be removing it from all computers I own and/or look after for others.

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Hi again,

ClamWin team would like to thank all of you who voted in our poll and helped us form a broader opinion about the partnership with Ask.com.

Based on your feedback and our analysis of the Ask Toolbar we made a decision to go ahead and include the Ask Toolbar with ClamWin setup file. Incremental version updates will not be affected.

Please read an updated announcement here: http://www.clamwin.com/ask

Thank you all again and lets hope this move turns ClamWin into a better product in the near future.

ClamWin Team

Thank you ClamWin, for deciding you'd rather not be a security vendor we can trust.

Oh and yes folks, the toolbar is PRE-TICKED.

http://hphosts.blogspot.com/2009/10/goodbye-clamwin-it-was-nice-while-it.html
Regards

Steven Burn
I.T. Mate / hpHosts
it-mate.co.uk / hosts-file.net