IE is spyware

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    IE is spyware

    I know this is old news, and probably fixed now, but this really made my day
    http://www.bbspot.com/News/2005/01/m...tispyware.html

    So much for the Integral part of windows defence
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    "Tough ........," said Weatherbee.
    Hahahahha, that's what I like to hear. Why didn't they say that to the EU.
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    Now that's impressive. Probably because so many people were busy re-installing windows after losing IE though.

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    The BSoD ad was funny too.
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    "It shows how powerful our AntiSpyware program is," said Weatherbee. "Not only is it able to remove spyware from the system, but also the source of most spyware. Our competitors can't match that."
    heh... will it be removing the internet any time soon?
    and from the BSOD ad:
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    Quote Originally Posted by stovellp
    Hahahahha, that's what I like to hear. Why didn't they say that to the EU.
    Haha yeah that rocked. Although it's easy to figure why they didn't say that to the EU.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stovellp
    Hahahahha, that's what I like to hear. Why didn't they say that to the EU.
    ...because they didnt say it to anyone in the first place?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perspective
    ...because they didnt say it to anyone in the first place?
    Isn't it quite obvious?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sang-drax
    Isn't it quite obvious?
    Heh, I should've gotten suspicious by this:
    "Not only is it able to remove spyware from the system, but also the source of most spyware. Our competitors can't match that."
    and if not, by this:

    "I tried to check the weather this morning and all my little blue 'e' icons were missing. I couldn't get to the Internet at all. I guess I'll have to get a new computer," said Windows XP user Graham Newton.
    or by this:

    "I've been trying for years to get rid of Internet Explorer. I never imagined that Microsoft would do it for me. I'm ecstatic."
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