The instant messenger now asks for permission to do so during installation, which is great -- kind of. While it is more transparent, the distributed computing option is enabled by default. Granted, in a perfect world, users would take two minutes to skim the conditions of a software installation -- but let's face it, a lot of people just click "Next" until the window disappears.
Digsby has also included a "Research Module" tab in the preferences, which offers a clear explanation of its intent, and even allows users to configure its behavior. Do you feel that Digsby has set things straight with these adjustments?