Pity this reviewer didn't trouble with any research before criticizing an application that gives excellent service to many users. During a download (and nowhere else) Remository is capable of displaying a message, and by default it displays advertising which makes a small contribution to the Remository project. Remository is one of very few major applications that is so far still completely free in all respects.
It is not difficult to find out that the download message is admin configurable through the standard Remository admin interface, and anyone who thinks advertisements are not appropriate can change them to something else or nothing at all. Although I would ask people who do that to make some contribution to the project.
I must disappoint you. This is the first version of this plugin. It wasn't made yet a year ago. So you are probably thinking of another extension (not by me).
But glad you like it anyway :)
Every Joomla website should have this plugin installed. Thanks