Google-Dell browser tool 'spyware,' charges OpenDNS founder

Thursday, 24 May 2007, 12:42 AM EST

A year-old deal between Google and Dell produces search results dominated by paid ads instead of the normal links, the founder of OpenDNS said today as he called the Google tool "spyware" and claimed it degrades users' experiences on the Web.

Almost a year ago to the day, Google and Dell struck an agreement under which the latter installed several Google tools, including its Toolbar and Desktop, on outgoing computers.

At Computerworld.

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