4. And he explained why he turned them down:
We believe Honey can become the de facto software that every online shopper uses when they buy things online. That’s a much larger opportunity and doing anything shady will kill that potential.
5. It follows a report by ArsTechnica about developer Amit Agarwal.
One morning, Agarwal got an e-mail offering “4 figures” for the sale of his Chrome extension. The extension was only about an hour’s worth of work, so Agarwal agreed to the deal, the money was sent over PayPal, and he transferred ownership of the extension to another Google account. A month later, the new extension owners released their first (and so far only) update, which injected adware on all webpages and started redirecting links.
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