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Definition of spyware

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

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Definitions include: the act of telling a person or group everything one knows about a particular topic.
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: prefix added to a noun to make it Internet-related.
Definitions include: pronunciation of BFFL.
Definitions include: commercial software available for piracy on the same day it is released to the public.
Definitions include: testing of a software application, performed on devices (such as computers and cell phones) made available to potential purchasers in retail stores.
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "shoot 'em up".
Definitions include: superfluous source code that has yet to be removed.
Definitions include: Used frequently in online gaming.
Definitions include: as bad as possible.
Definitions include: a Twitter user.
Definitions include: a person who acts like they know everything but actually knows nothing.
Definitions include: From a popular image created in 2002 that circulated the web.

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Other terms relating to 'software':

Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: legitimate software that is free to use, but displays advertising.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: computer software that occupies too many resources due to its preponderance of features.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.
Definitions include: shareware that uses guilt to encourage users to pay the "registration" cost.
Definitions include: software that does bad things.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that only requires users to send a postcard to the author in order to purchase it.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: software that was purchased or written, but never used.
Definitions include: low-quality software.

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