Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jan 2006 19:16 UTC
Microsoft Following news that Google refused to comply with a subpoena requiring the company to turn over search records from its database, much speculation swirled about the response from rivals MSN and Yahoo. MSN has broken its silence and now acknowledges that it did share search data, but no personal information. The subpoena was handed down by the US Department of Justice last summer, and was reportedly issued to gather data to support a child protection law that was struck down two years ago by the Supreme Court. Under that law, the government could punish pornography sites that made content easily accessible to minors.
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RE[2]: Good on you Google!
by tomcat on Tue 24th Jan 2006 02:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Good on you Google!"
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Right, people have this wrong-headed idea that Google is on their side. Nothing could be further from the truth. Google is on Google's side! They don't care about your personal data at all. They just want to be able to use it for their own enrichment.

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