Here's a thought: Spyware, malware, adware is going to do more than damage IE and OE, it's going to hit ASPs and other web based businesses. The next wave of...

Here’s a thought: Spyware, malware, adware is going to do more than damage IE and OE, it’s going to hit ASPs and other web based businesses.

The next wave of Mozilla uptake is not going to be driven by some desire to give big MS some stick, it’s going to be the desire to flee from the pop ups, pop unders, the directory sniffing, the password grabbing – all because you stumbled upon the wrong website.

It’s not porn that gives you a rash these days, someone using my PC went and checked a recipe site for Kerala curry the other day. 3 days and 4 separate anti-spyware progams later and the system only has a pop up every 5 minutes now. So I dumped Internet Explorer and I dumped Outlook Express for the Mozilla and Thunderbird.  (It still didn’t cure everything, but it was a start).

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