Their toolbar just showed up on my browser without my permission. Why?
These days, Ask.com survives on strategic trickery. Their toolbar lands in places it’s likely to stick. Old folk’s desktops. Foreigners laptops. Or in the office of a small-business person who is simply too busy to deal with the annoyance.
Ask.com never would have done this ten years ago. People used to came to them to asking questions. Now, people come to them asking them to go away.