AOL 9.0 Slapped with ‘Badware’ Label

From eWeek:

The high-powered StopBadware.org coalition has slapped a “badware” label on the free version of the AOL 9.0 software program.

The group, which is funded by Google, Lenovo Group and Sun Microsystems, accused AOL of installing additional software without telling the user; adding components to the browser and taskbar without disclosure; automatically updating software without user consent; and making the AOL 9.0 software difficult to fully uninstall.

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