Chrome - Google
<< This is the link I selectedwww.google.com/chrome/
.............. A browser that combines a minimal design with new technology designed to improve the user experience. Includes download and documentation.
Now from the actual (original) site where you should download Chrome, NOTE that a *FEW* of the conditions are listed below >>
This is about one hundredth of the actual terms stated that you Fully agree to, since I only picked a few highlights from items.
Adobe Programs seem to be one of their main partners that you agree to (by default) but not the only one ................
You acknowledge and agree that Google (or Google’s licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).
Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with Google, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any of Google’s trade names, trade marks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.
Some of the Services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information.
Google operates a trade mark complaints procedure in respect of Google’s advertising business, details of which can be found at http://www.google.com/tm_complaint.html.
In consideration for Google granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that Google may place such advertising on the Services.
The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Google on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you.
The Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. Google may have no control over any web sites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than Google.
You acknowledge and agree that Google is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.
PLUS ........... Set Google Chrome as my default browser (pre-checked)
"AND Optional" (un-ticked but offered) - Help make Google Chrome better by automatically sending usage statistics and crash reports to Google.
We have this link to the main "background" advertising inserted in browsers .... It is called In-text advertising and it is very common.
Kontera and Vibrant or more recently VigLink are the more popular advertising networks that provide in-text advertising and information services.