Documents reveal that Avast has sold its users' internet browsing data, through a subsidiary called Jumpshot, to clients like Pepsi, Google, and Microsoft

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I’m curious to see Pepsi in this list. :thinking: They seem to show up more than I would expect of a non-tech company, as data-buyers.

I’m not terribly surprised. It also makes me curious about Spybot ( anyone remember that? ), and Malwarebytes.

Its located in the terms and agreements, as well as other areas of documentation. That Avast will share data with third-parties. This is one of the ways that Avast provides income to support Avast Free Anti-Virus.

I used to use Avast and recommend it; that is until Windows Defender became sufficient for use.

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