Widespread Zango "ActiveX" Installations without Unavoidable, Prominent Disclosure of Material Terms (XP SP1 and Earlier)
Zango Practices Violating Zango's Recent Settlement with the FTC - Ben Edelman

This page shows Zango's ActiveX installation sequence, as displayed on computers running Windows XP Service Pack 1 (or earlier versions of Windows). All screenshots were prepared on July 5, 2007. Discussion of these practices.


Initial Zango Banner Ad


ActiveX Prompt


"Welcome" Screen

If a user chooses the “ad-supported” option shown below, the user immediately receives Zango software – without any further opportunity to cancel installation.