Data Protection Authority Investigates Avast for Selling Users’ Browsing History
The move comes after a joint Motherboard and PCMag investigation uncovered details of the data collection through a series of leaked documents.
Avast Antivirus Is Shutting Down Its Data Collection Arm, Effective Immediately
Avast will no longer collect or sell its users' internet browsing data and will "wind down Jumpshot's operations, with immediate effect."
Bernie Sanders Thinks Companies That Sell Your Browser History Are ‘Trampling Over the Rights of Consumers’
"No reasonable person would expect antivirus software to be selling off their private browsing data to the highest bidder."