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Microsoft & Yahoo!: Commitment to Transparency and Accountability

July 29, 2009

Finally! From business and market perspective, the announced deal between Yahoo and Microsoft make sense. While questions of sharing and data retention have been raised from a privacy perspective, I’m pleased that an initial review of the privacy program elements that our sealholders Yahoo! and Microsoft have put forward, represent a strong awareness of the importance of consumer privacy protections and a commitment to transparency and accountability. As a privacy advisor through nearly a decade on matters of consumer notices and privacy policies, I’m aware of extensive discussions that have taken place to clearly delineate limits to use of data … Continue reading Microsoft & Yahoo!: Commitment to Transparency and Accountability