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hi bill,

begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net> 
> On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 02:18:09PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > bill,
> > 
> > excellent job!!!  one question, though
> > 
> > begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net> 
> > > 
> > > 2. Microsoft - Not Just Buggy Software, Privacy Invasion, too!
> > > 
> > >     * Microsoft is Watching You
> > >       + WinXP Search Assistant silently downloads files
> > 
> > are you sure this correct?
> > 
> > a few weeks ago i remember reading that when you searched your local
> > hard drive the search assistant silently uploaded personal information
> > to microsoft.com.   i didn't hear anything about silently downloading
> > files to your local hard drive (although i'm sure that happens anyway.
> > the personal info thing was the bit that made the news though).
> 
> Erm... Yeah.  I think here it's a matter of vocabulary.
> Lots of people aren't as smart as you and I, and call /everything/
> a "download."
 
ahhh.  ok, i understand.  but still, how about:

* Microsoft Is Watching You
  + WinXP Search Assistant secretly sends your personal info to Microsoft

btw, this might be useful for the 4H thing too!

groovy job, bill!

pete
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