Thursday, December 8, 2011 may be safe to use again

revised and reposted on Fri 09 Dec 2011 at 09:10 AM MST
They have taken what appears to be corrective steps. A blog posting by them claims they have removed any toolbar bundles from open-source software and that they have removed the requirement that you have to be a "registered member") in other words "give them your email address") to download files directly without using their "download manager". However, the fact that they have not committed to never bundle toolbars is troublesome, so if you have a choice, download your freeware from another source if possible. And ALWAYS use the "direct download" option -- if you find it among the clutter of their download page.

A note from Sean regarding the Installer | The Download Blog -
... we are removing the registration requirement to use the Direct Download Link on our site. This allows you, the user, to download the Installer without using the download manager.

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