Spammed by your router

Spammed by your router. Just when you thought online advertising couldn't get any more insidious than spam or spyware, Belkin is using a firmware upgrade for its wireless routers to force advertising on its customers — from within their own home network. Believe it or not, the upgrade reprograms the router to periodically redirect a user's browser to a web page selling Belkin's web filtering parental control software. there is an option to switch it off, but just the mere fact that they're even doing this in the first place is totally messed up. [Via BoingBoing] [Gizmodo]

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