Microsoft awards MVP status to 'adware' distributor

Monday, 9 October 2006, 1:13 AM EST

Microsoft has come under fire for naming the developer of a program that can install adware on user's PCs as one of its Most Valued Professionals.

MVPs are people with deep knowledge of Microsoft products who volunteer to answer technical questions for other users or contribute to its software in significant ways. It's a prestigious recognition, with only about 2,600 MVPs worldwide.

At NetworkWorld.

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