posted on Feb, 23 2003 @ 08:58 AM
I've heard of AOL also being referred to as "Antichrist Online"...
From what I've heard, AOL is a habitual user of spyware that reads a client's hard drive to target them for ads...Since AOL finds & stores that info
within their servers (quite probably against Privacy Laws), then that makes all of their clients open to Identity Theft. In other words, since AOL
wants to make it as "easy" as possible for the "computer semi-literate" , they use such spyware to store credit card numbers, real names,
addresses, etc...I suppose you could imagine where such hackers could use that info to their own advantadge & create real disaster for so many
From what I've found out at www...
.#microsoft.com/ it appears that MSN browsers carry a similar risk...But at least their *security* with it
seems to work a bit more efficiently than AOL.
...And what's with AOL offering 1000 hours free for the first 45 days with version 8.0?...A single person would have to remain online for *over 22
hours of every single day* to be capable of using that time anyway! WTF?
[Edited on 23-2-2003 by MidnightDStroyer]