So not only will they spy on you with their cheap laptops, they'll try to kill you with their pricier models. If you think I'm using hyperbole, I'm not. Lithium-ion and Lithium polymer batteries are pretty fucking dangerous, and when they get damaged or otherwise explode, they can spew flames and burning liquid metal everywhere.
I regret ever giving that company any of my money after the Superfish fiasco and this just reinforces it. If I didn't care about wasting something that cost me about a thousand bucks only a year ago, I'd run my ThinkPad over with my truck repeatedly and go buy something else like a business class Dell.