December 17, 2001

Microsoft's cookie monster

Author: JT Smith

BusinessWeek: "Whatever you think of Microsoft, there's no escaping the
company's sheer power. For years, the Internet and
high-tech industries have been haggling over the best
solution to protect the privacy of Web visitors. Now the
Colossus of Redmond has forced the issue, simply by
releasing the latest version of its Web browser, Internet
Explorer 6.0. IE 6, which comes bundled in Microsoft's
new Windows XP operating system, includes a
privacy-enabling technology called P3P, or Platform for
Privacy Preferences."
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