In Pictures: Diagnosis – bloatware. 9 empty-calorie pieces of code

A look at the slowing, fattening, system-gunkifying software that gives us all indigestion.

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Kazaa + Brilliant Digital + many, many others Kazaa was one of a long series of Napster successors, getting famous for both an extensive user network and huge, steaming vats of questionable code. One of the more alarming discoveries came in 2002, when it turned out there was essentially a semi-consensual botnet included in the software.

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