Direct Revenue's New Transparency Means Fewer Employees

from the layoffs dept

Just a week ago we were pointing out that adware maker Direct Revenue's latest (in a long line) claims that they were no longer being sneaky and underhanded in getting their software installed didn't hold up under scrutiny. While the company has a new CEO, it still has quite the reputation to live down, including repeatedly changing its name, claiming that "transparency" meant just telling people who was causing all those popups, rather than actually letting them know before the adware was installed, and (the best part) having a removal system that required you to go to their website where more adware was secretly installed and which didn't really work in getting rid of any adware. So, it should make people around the world happy to hear that the company has laid off 40 employees -- though no details (or a source) are given for the news.

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    Matt, 18 Sep 2005 @ 12:24pm

    Re: There is a source for the story

    Hey people,

    Let me say this about that...Direct Revenue employees are taking money from ignorant people that
    are more than willing to shell out the cash to remove there software at tech centers. DR capalized on others stupidity.

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