Posts Tagged ‘DevShare’

Good News – Sourceforge Stops Bundling Adware with Installers

Friday, February 19th, 2016

This is good news indeed … but it also sounds like Sourceforge has a way to go before it can effectively restore user trust.

Sourceforge, once the go-to site for open source project management, has experienced a rough time in recent years thanks to the rise of competing services like GitHub, but also because of the DevShare program and placement of advertisement on the site. Projects hosted on SourceForge could apply for the DevShare program to bundle adware with project installers for the Windows operating system.