26 May 2007

why should i trust an apollo app?


i wanted to check out some of the digg content entries, but this caused me to abandon it when i saw this warning dialog:

Apollo

so why would i trust an application that does some sort of visualisation of digg data to allow unrestricted system access. it is not that i don't trust the author's honesty, or digg's vetting process. but the warning dialog should be sounding alarm bells immediately why i should be installing it. maybe i'm just paranoid, but i'll happily live in my restricted browser-with-flash-and-java world, thanks.


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