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    Tafmaster being sued by NY attorney General??

    Any of you all use Tafmaster? It seems they and there parent company, Intermix Media are being sued for installing Spyware and Scumware on users machines. This doesn't look good, when Elliot Spitzer comes after your company. Anyone know more info about this?

    http://www.forbes.com/facesinthenews...otix&referrer=

    was little worried when I read this...

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    good! As long as the acusations are true I hope they run that company into the ground. They destroy end user trust and cause tons of damage.

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    Pleased to hear that

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    I'm so glad people are finally taking action against all these spyware/scumware/malware companies. I used to make a great living with search engines and designing custom IE/FireFox toolbars for webmasters, but after the big spyware explosion, people hear the word toolbar and freak out, and that = $0 for me.

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    i believe all this happened before tafmaster was aquired by intermix..its the parent company being sued, not tafmaster...

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    Quote Originally Posted by steb
    i believe all this happened before tafmaster was aquired by intermix..its the parent company being sued, not tafmaster...
    Well, thats not how I understand it. If you look up the Tafbar, which we were all forced to install about a year ago, when they wouldn't give us a choice to take it down or not, contains spyware as well. At least Symantec seems to think so

    http://www.safeweb.com/avcenter/venc...re.tafbar.html

    Also, all the reports seems to include a mention of toolbar, which is what Tafbar is. My concern is we promoted a company that is going to take us down with it, and I don't know but I enjoy my site too much for that to happen!

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    TafMaster: Spam Supplier Company
    Intermix: Adware company, seems.

    Who cares.

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    this is good in US but in euorpe this will take a while we have a diffrent lwas system and therefore we need to sue each and every company like this indivualy over and over again
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