Ascentive is not Spyware!
Spyware is any software that secretly gathers user information through the user's Internet connection without his or her knowledge. This is almost always done for advertising purposes. Spyware applications are typically bundled as a hidden component of a freeware or shareware program that can be downloaded from the Internet. The spyware then monitors user activity on the Internet and transmits that information in the background to someone else after it is secretly installed.
You should be careful if considering programs that claim to offer benefits to you for free. There is no way to deliver on-going significant Internet acceleration without incurring bandwidth and server costs. Other companies may try to cover those costs by incorporating spyware and then selling information about you to advertisers.
In contrast, Ascentive LLC strives to provide products offering superior service, using a fair and honest business model that allows us to cover our costs and operate our company. We won't spam you with unwanted advertisements. We won't track your personal surfing habits. And we won't sell any information about you to anyone else, ever.
Please also see our Privacy Statement.