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Avast to End Browser Data Harvesting, Terminates Jumpshot

‘As CEO of Avast, I feel personally responsible and I would like to apologize to all concerned,’ wrote Ondrej Vlcek following a PCMag-Motherboard investigation into the privacy risks around the data harvesting.

By Michael Kan

Avast will no longer sell users ‘ browser histories to third-party companies, the antivirus vendor said, following a…




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