@pilgrim I installed a "free" program from download.com this afternoon. I had not done that in a _very_ long time and was somewhat stunned at all the "decline" buttons I had to push. Wow. Very tricky for the uninformed to avoid all the cruft.
@vowels I doubt it's malice. The docs regarding renewal say they will send an email and automatically charge your card unless they hear otherwise. They should probably be more vigilant about making sure the emails are being sent. @longstride@duerig