To sum it up they have "publicly" excused themselves from the Claria deal.

My own feeling is there are a lot of smoke and mirrors at the moment.

Only by aggressively taking on both past and present Spyware/Adware vendors will they regain trust. And saying that these guys are welcome to contribute to the Anti-Spyware Consortium is just bull.

Microsoft. Listen up!

You're either with us, or against us!