Widespread Zango "ActiveX" Installations without Unavoidable, Prominent Disclosure of Material Terms (XP SP2)
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 2. All screenshots were prepared on July 10, 2007. Discussion of these practices.


Initial Zango Banner Ad (Appearing as a Pop-Up)


Zango Landing Page


File Download Prompt


Security Warning Prompt


Terms of Use and EULA


"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.