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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:26 am    Post subject: AIM 5.5 Adds WeatherBug Reply with quote

AIM 5.5 Adds WeatherBug
[April 19, 2004] AOL's text chat application is fitted with weather content as
part of a plan to expand the use of instant messaging.
Read the article:
http://nl.internet.com/ct.html?rtr=on&s=1,uhf,1,75ar,1ug2,9s3s,a9gz

i thought that weather bug had spy ware in it??
any one know?


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It has obnoxious ads in it and a nag that will keep asking you about stuff so it can serve you with targetted ads. As of yet, it has no outright spyware in it, but it does add itself to your system startup which I hate.

http://www.pchell.com/support/weatherbug.shtml
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's my recomendation if you want a weather program. No ads and other obnoxious things included.

http://www.tropicdesigns.net/weatherpulse.html
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2004 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thx nick!! Very Happy
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