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Microsoft tightens rules surrounding customer privacy and personal data collection

Microsoft tightens rules surrounding customer privacy and personal data collection

Microsoft, the company that has been plagued by security concerns with Internet Explorer in the past, has announced that it would change its new disclosure policy to inform customers explicitly that it will not use personal information obtained from product and service usage. This will protect customers from data being passed onto third-party companies for marketing and advertising....

Rich Edmonds 16
Microsoft on Outlook.com and ads ‘We see our users as customers, not inventory’

Microsoft on Outlook.com and ads ‘We see our users as customers, not inventory’

With the re-launch of Hotmail as Outlook.com Microsoft has garnered a lot of adoration from the media and the public, especially when Google just announced the indefinite delay of their Nexus Q orb. As far as PR this week: Microsoft 1, Google 0. One of the main features that Microsoft is touting with Outlook.com is that they won’t scan your email to deliver personalized ads—a clear shot...

Daniel Rubino 84