Crawler, LLC Announces Crawler Toolbar 5.0 Awarded TRUSTe Whitelist Certification

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New Crawler Toolbar 5.0 receives TRUSTe Trusted Download certification in recognition of best practices for consumer notice and control within software industry.

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Crawler, LLC, provider of free Crawler™ software, announces that Crawler Toolbar 5.0 was given Trusted Download whitelist certification by TRUSTe. Crawler Toolbar 5.0 is one of only 13 programs selected for the industry standard certification since the inauguration of the program.

"We are very pleased with receiving our second Trusted Download whitelist certification for Crawler Toolbar," stated Robert Oesterlund, CEO of Crawler, LLC. "This demonstrates our commitment to continually produce and deliver safe products for our users and partners."

Trusted Download is a whitelist of software that is safe for consumers and spyware-free. Businesses may use the whitelist to direct distribution opportunities and, where applicable, advertising dollars towards downloadable software that demonstrates informed consumer choice, doesn't exhibit surreptitious activities and gives control back to users.

The Trusted Download Program certifies that a software application provides users clear and conspicuous notice about advertising, tracking behavior, data collection and other software behaviors. Certified applications also must obtain informed consent prior to download, provide an easy-to-use uninstall and control over software operations. For more on Trusted Download Program, visit http://www.truste.org/tdp/whitelist.

Crawler Toolbar 5.0:
New Crawler Toolbar 5.0 provides the user with added functionality to his desktop and enhances his online experience. Version 5.0's advancements include added protection for the user's computer and privacy, plus additional free services make the user's computing and online experience more convenient and enjoyable. New multilingual availability and Microsoft® Internet Explorer® and Mozilla® Firefox® browser support expand the product's accessibility to millions of Internet users. At this time only the English language version is whitelist certified. Crawler Toolbar 5.0 is available free at http://www.crawler.com and will be available soon at most free download websites.

About Crawler, LLC:
Crawler, LLC is a leading innovator of search technology and software applications focusing on rich, interactive experiences and safety for consumers and businesses. Crawler products are meticulously developed and are highly ranked by industry experts and users alike. The company is dedicated to the idea that everyone worldwide should have access to free software. Crawler, LLC is one of a family of companies in the Xacti™ Group. Xacti has a global mission to create and operate a diversified portfolio of scalable businesses through the innovative use of technology. To learn more, visit http://www.crawler.com and http://www.xacti.com.

About TRUSTe:
TRUSTe helps consumers and businesses identify trustworthy online organizations through its Web Privacy Seal, Email Privacy Seal and Trusted Download Programs. TRUSTe resolves thousands of individual privacy disputes each year. An independent, nonprofit organization celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2007, TRUSTe certifies more than 2,000 Web sites, including the major internet portals and leading brands such as AOL, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Intuit and eBay. To learn more, visit http://www.truste.org.

Crawler, LLC contact:                    
Ken Schwartz        
(561) 989-7400                    

blast! PR contact on behalf of TRUSTe:
Morgan McDowell
O: (919) 833-9975, ext. 12
M: (919) 757-1221

Note to editors: Crawler is a trademark of Crawler, LLC. Mozilla and Firefox are registered trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation. Microsoft and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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