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Saturday, July 16, 2005


Corrupted PC's are being thrown out.

Corrupted PC's Find New Home in the Dumpster - New York Times:

"In the face of a constant stream of pop-up ads, malfunctioning programs and performance slowed to a crawl or a crash - the hallmarks of spyware and adware - throwing out a computer 'is a rational response,' said Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet and American Life Project, a Washington-based research group that studies the Internet's social impact.

... decided that rather than take the time to remove the offending software, he would spend $400 on a new machine."

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