Published: May 31 2009 / 06:45
Very probable. Microsoft is getting really aggressive trying to promote its brand and products lately. I wouldn't be surprised if they used "sabotage" as a method. :)
What is “Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant 1.0″?
FTFA: "The official purpose of the add-on is to add ‘One-Click’ support and the ability to report installed .NET framework versions to the web server, but it also allows websites to install software on a users PC without their knowledge."
Things are clear now, right?
Tarnishing its own image.
With Ubuntu on flash drive , they are doomed. So better stay sane or else more people will hate.
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