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post #11 of 23
never heard of it
post #12 of 23
It's a video downloader, say no more.
post #13 of 23
Opera is awesome
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there's plenty of other video/flash downloaders, i wonder what makes this one so special.
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Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
there's plenty of other video/flash downloaders, i wonder what makes this one so special.
It's that it doubles as a spybot, which is pretty special...
post #16 of 23
You guys worried about getting V& or something? Who gives a crap if this thing knows what sites you visit...
post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by Pillz Here View Post
You guys worried about getting V& or something? Who gives a crap if this thing knows what sites you visit...


Some people value their privacy.

But what I don't understand is what you would need this add-on for anyways.
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Thank god I haven't used that add-on when I was using firefox ... I would of been locked up by now if they saw all the links I loaded lol
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You guys worried about getting V& or something? Who gives a crap if this thing knows what sites you visit...
I really worry about those that think this way, the "If you're not doing anything wrong why do you have anything to hide" crowd.

The truth is that you need to have privacy in mind, to protect those of us that are up to no good and would rather not everybody know about it.
    
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Some people value their privacy.

But what I don't understand is what you would need this add-on for anyways.
Your privacy pretty much goes out the window when you log online. Ever heard of Google? Facebook?

What are you thinking? If you want to be private, stay off the internet.

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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
I really worry about those that think this way, the "If you're not doing anything wrong why do you have anything to hide" crowd.

The truth is that you need to have privacy in mind, to protect those of us that are up to no good and would rather not everybody know about it.
I think you're probably ok. I very seriously doubt these guys are reporting the questionable videos you're downloading to the feds or anything.
Edited by Pillz Here - 6/10/11 at 6:58am
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