Zango on Myspace

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Want to see an example of the PM floating around Myspace as blogged by Brian Krebs that eventually leads to a Zango install? Because we've been looking at these bad boys for the last few days too. Good old multi-blog action - nothing finer!

Here you go:

http://blog.spywareguide.com/upload/2006/05/myspzango1-thumb.jpg
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And here's another:

http://blog.spywareguide.com/upload/2006/05/myspzango2-thumb.jpg
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I love the narrow-as-anything EULA letterbox. And (even better) the tickbox stating that you must be over 18. Because of course, in this case I wonder how many people over 18 would actually be impressed by the ability to change the colour of their name in the first place...

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Not only is that EULA box "letterbox" sized, you can't even select the text inside (in order to copy and paste it into something larger).

tC

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