Avast spying w/out permission

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On Sun, 29 Dec 2013, Anonymous wrote to All:

 A> Found out today using a program that autoshows get http
 A> requests in real time that avast CONTINUES to send data even when
 A> web scanning is disabled and web rep turned off to avast  servers
 A> to report reputation of web pages.

perhaps you haven't turned off connections to all their services? namely

  Program Status
  Community Participation
  Reputation Services
  Community Features
  Streaming updates


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