February 22, 2002
Microsoft admits XP media player spies on users
Author: JT Smith
NewsFactor Network writes, "Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows XP version of its Windows Media Player is programmed to track which CDs users listen to and which DVDs they watch. The company also has altered its privacy statement to admit that its player software tracks DVD content, which was not previously mentioned." The story's at Newsfactor.com.