Avast acquires popular extension I don’t care about cookies

The developers of the extension I don’t care about cookies , an extension that removes annoying but mandatory cookies pop-ups from websites, announced that the security company Avast has acquired the extension for an undisclosed price. The extension supports major browsers and has over a million users on Chrome alone. News of the acquisition sparked concern among users because Avast is not a well-respected business, with one user saying Avast is the cancer on the planet. Another user said that Avast is the originator of pop-ups.

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