March 22, 2006

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This application report reviews the Kazaa application, produced by Sharman Networks.

We find that Kazaa is badware because it misleadingly advertises itself as spywarefree, does not completely remove all components during the uninstall process, interferes with computer use, and makes undisclosed modifications to other software.

We currently recommend that users do not install the version of Kazaa that we tested, unless the user is comfortable with the level of risk we identify or until the application is updated consistent with the recommendations in this report.

For the full text of this report, please visit http://www.stopbadware.org/reports/reportdisplay?reportname=kazaa

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April 16, 2015