P2P spyware comparo

Summary:While researching the pop-up behavior of 180Search I found that the advertisers paying for exposure are being taken for a ride.

Considering the popularity of peer-to-peer programs on Download.com, Ben Edelman's latest article will be of particular interest. He compares the bundled spyware and license agreements in five of the top file sharing apps. Both Limewire and iMesh have held position among the top ten in the Download.com library, which may be testimony to the fact that they include none to very little adware. The article also covers Morpheus, eDonkey, and Kazaa, which run from bad to worse on the adware front.

Topics: Legal

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