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Why Am I Paying For Advertising...isn't that the equivalent of spyware?
I originally decided to stick with Norton (been using their stuff since DOS days) because it had the reputation of not being annoying like McAfee. Slowly over time it has become more and more annoying...popping up dialog boxes telling me I really should enable the latest piece of marketware from these guys. Now it's popping up this huge dialog box advertising "Lifelock" which has always had a somewhat questionable reputation.
Seriously what is the difference between the current product and spyware other than I actually paid for it? It seems to mostly sitting their serving advertising more than doing anything useful. The free MS stuff doesn't do that.
I think it's time to reconsider my security strategy and untangle my computers from anything Norton.