VideoLAN official accused Google of pretending to be VLC and refusing to delete the page distributing malware

VideoLAN , the developer of the open source multimedia player `` VLC '', has reported on official Twitter that ``Google refused to delete the page that impersonates VLC and distributes malware.''

VideoLAN (@videolan) / Twitter

A Twitter account called @fcartegnie was the first to report that 'Google refused to remove a page impersonating VLC and distributing malware.' 'Even if you find a fake VLC download page, Google's legal department seems to think they have good reason to refuse to take this page offline,' the account tweeted. I'm here.

In response, VideoLAN's official Twitter account said, ``As usual, Google has refused to remove or delist a domain distributing a large amount of malware masquerading as normal software. Why is it a gray zone ?!?', It is clear that Google did not respond to the deletion of the page that impersonates VLC and distributes malware.

On the overseas bulletin board Hacker News , Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the president of VideoLAN, commented on this matter, 'On Google searches, Google clearly advertises adware and spyware, and it seems to stain the brand of the open source project. We refuse to remove our website from our search listings.'

In addition, Kempf said, ``Google Chrome's Safe Browsing team has given a lengthy explanation of how the binary works, but continues to refuse to flag some websites. One of the reasons is that 'Binaries are too big' Another reason is that you're only scanning installers, or downloading other installers, etc. This has been going on for years, at least 10 years. One of the most vicious is with a German domain.The problem is not that such sites steal our traffic, but that unknown users can install spyware/adware/rootkits. The problem is that there is a danger of installing it by mistake.While Google advocates safe browsing, it doesn't care about user security at all.' I am pointing out that

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