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Re: Babylon toolbar

From: Stefan Wild <stefan.wild_at_afr-consulting.de>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:30:49 +0200

Am 13.04.2012 14:15, schrieb Arthur Schwarz:
> This goes back to the comment about clearly marking advertisements. As much as I like and enjoy TortoiseSVN the statements stating that Carolyn Hogan's actions are her responsibility seem to be self-serving. Her actions were made on the assumption that since the button was there and not otherwise marked, that it was the intent of TortoiseSVN to have users click the button.
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> *From:* Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
> *To:* users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> *Sent:* Fri, April 13, 2012 3:33:16 AM
> *Subject:* Re: Babylon toolbar
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> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 17:33, Carolyn Hogan <deckhogan_at_gmail.com <mailto:deckhogan_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
> > I needed to update TortoiseSVN so I downloaded the latest version. However, by mistake, I first downloaded the Zoom Downloader because the Download button was so prominent. I then started to install it but cancelled when I realized that I was installing the wrong thing. I then installed TortoiseSVN.
> >
> > After downloading and reopening Firefox, I found that the Babylon toolbar had been installed. It had either attached itself to the Zoom Downloader download or the TortoiseSVN download. Either way, I thought you should know that I picked it up on your site.
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> There is no "Zoom downloader" required for TortoiseSVN, and the TSVN
> installers are clean. You didn't read carefully and clicked an
> advertisement that's positioned above the download buttons, and the ad
> content cannot be controlled by the operators of the site. You did not
> "pick it up" on the site, you intentionally clicked on a link,
> downloaded a program and installed it.
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I would expect from a TSVN user, which is a developer tool, that he/she can handle web sites well and can differ between ads and real content...

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