Stopping Spyware at the Gate: A User Study of Privacy, Notice and Spyware
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Overview: In this paper researcher discovers that users generally knew they were agreeing to a contract when clicking through a EULA screen. However, they found that users have limited understanding of EULA content and little desire to read lengthy notices. When users were informed of the actual contents of the EULAs to which they agreed, researchers found that users often regretted their installation decisions. They found that providing vague information in EULAs and short notices can create an unwarranted impression of increased security.