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Subject:  Scumware Date:  8/23/2001  4:36 PM
Author:  ShelbyBoy Number:  344 of 16502

This is beginning to get interesting - Alan Gardyne devoted a significant portion of his latest newsletter to this topic:

Excerpt below:

You've heard of software, freeware, shareware and perhaps
vaporware. Now there's "scumware".

As outrage spreads over eZula's TopText and other browser plug-
ins which divert traffic from your web site, "scumware" is the
name which is being accurately applied.

Scumware DEFACES the content of your web site without y