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Rubeus
09-20-2015, 05:24 AM
If I have AVG in my computer I would get rid of them NOW and replace with Comodo.

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AVG has updated its privacy policy's language, and in the amended document, the security firm admits that it can "make money from [its] free offerings with non-personal data." These "non-personal" info include your device's brand, language and apps in use, among other things. The company is adamant that it doesn't sell anything with identifying information, and the data that it does collect is anonymized and stored without anything that can link it back to you. According to the updated policy, AVG can collect data you yourself provide -- plus, it can use cookies to track your searchers and your activities on websites, apps and other products. It can then use those details to "build anonymous data profiles" or create statistical information, which it can then sell.

A spokesperson from the company told Wired UK that AVG updated the language to be more transparent and make sure people know that it can make money off its free products using their information. The new rules will take effect on October 15th, 2015 and by continuing to use AVG after that, you already agree to the collection -- unless you take the steps to opt out. The spokesperson said that "users who do not want [the security firm] to use non-personal data in this way will be able to turn it off."

http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/19/avg-privacy-policy-update/

Escaflowne2001
09-20-2015, 06:11 AM
Honestly does it really matter? It doesn't really bother me.

FinalSolace2
09-20-2015, 08:02 PM
Honestly does it really matter? It doesn't really bother me.

Yes it does, sheep- your brain just short circuited when you realized- the world the universe is not what the scientists and psychologists tell us it is. Why was Socrates murdered?

your greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever expect to look-

-Revolver quote 'Guy Richie'

FinalSolace2
09-20-2015, 08:21 PM
why do you think Charlie Sheen is Americas highest paid actor, and has 2 pornstars 'living together; with him?? winning, winning!!!!! wake the fuck up

3nJRmL5PiFY

Rubeus
09-21-2015, 03:01 AM
Honestly does it really matter? It doesn't really bother me.

It does matter, it is collecting your online activities:


VG can collect data you yourself provide -- plus, it can use cookies to track your searchers and your activities on websites, apps and other products. It can then use those details to "build anonymous data profiles" or create statistical information, which it can then sell.

spider-prime
09-21-2015, 03:34 AM
yah fuck them, I'm not going to help them get richer!