[kwlug-disc] Slashdot article: Microsoft Update Slips In a Firefox Extension

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Mon Feb 2 10:56:37 EST 2009


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Chris Bruner wrote:
> Oksana Goertzen wrote:
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>>       Microsoft Update Slips In a Firefox Extension
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>> http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09%2F02%2F01%2F2143218&from=rss
>> <http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09%2F02%2F01%2F2143218&from=rss>
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>> Is anyone else alarmed by this??!
>>
>> - Oksana
> I believe the update happens when you are updating Visual Studio, and
> probably because MS uses a web browser to access it's help info. If you
> are developing with VS, then you need to expect MS to be "helping" you.
> 


I think it's great.  Another example of MS alienating conscientious
computer users.  Keep up the good work!

It can only lead more people to get their 'help' from ubuntu...



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