Managing Director at Progenit
12 September 2005 21:32pm
Stop. Don't flame me just yet.
My answer is "no, absolutely none - any potential benefit is much less than the risks/issues associated."
Am I right? I'm asking out of thoroughness for exceptions before I make a blanket statement to a client on the matter.
-- at --
13 September 2005 15:42pm
No. Do not fan the flames of evil
I would rather sell cigarettes to children than support Adware/Spyware proponents.
CEO at Econsultancy
13 September 2005 17:22pm
I guess it's a bit like robbing banks. If you get away with the money then I guess you could argue that's a benefit to the robber. But not something you'd want to encourage.
I can't think of any reason why a company would want to be involved in spyware / adware other than their own illicit gain.
Director at ISSEL
14 September 2005 14:53pm
And if all other arguements with your client fail you could always explain that the ROI is atrocious when you compare the very limited short-term gain with the destruction of the brand and defection of all your customers.
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