About fifteen years ago, I worked for the Peter Norton Computing Group down in Santa Monica, CA – specifically, on Norton Antivirus.
At the time, Norton was The Name when it came to PC utilities, and the team I worked with was an amazing bunch of people – extremely capable, dedicated and quite proud of the job they were doing and the product they were putting out.
So reading the comments to this story on Kotaku was kind of sad. I knew that my former employer’s rep had suffered somewhat since my time there, but I didn’t realize it had gotten quite to this point.
Full disclosure: I use AVG these days, myself, because I’m too cheap to pay for yearly subscriptions.