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Re: [News] Microsoft to Jeopardise Privacy for Improved Search

On Tue, 08 Aug 2006 15:16:13 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:

> __/ [ Erik Funkenbusch ] on Tuesday 08 August 2006 14:37 \__
>> On Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:59:36 -0500, chrisv wrote:
>>> Erik "the weasel" Funkenbusch wrote:
>>>>I won't wait for the appology.
>>> That's probably best, considering that you never seem to apologize for
>>> your scummy behavior and lies, weasel.
>> Proving, what?  If i'm so bad, wouldn't that make Roy the same?
>> Yeah, great logic there.
> I wasn't going to answer, but your point was invalid. 

You weren't going to answer because you were wrong and falsely accused me
of lying.

> I was referring to
> Microsoft /using/ history (anti-phishing database) which is gathered. 

No, you weren't.  You said that Mozilla's anti-phishing feature would be an
add-on extension, and called me a lair and spreading fud for saying that
Mozilla is moving in the same direction of live anti-phishing querying,
which has privacy considerations.

Further, You have no evidence that Microsoft uses anti-phishing data in the
manner you suggest.  They state explicity that such data is not collected.
In fact, they had an outside auditer audit them.


> I already know all about Firefox 2.0. Mozilla does not use it to enhance
> search results and personalise advertisements at the expense of one's
> privacy. Just as Mozilla does not exchange cookies and redirects for self
> benefit.
> http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000047.html
>         Does Issuing Passports Make Microsoft a Country?

What, precisely, does this have to do with IE7?  Passport doesn't use any
IE7 specific features, nor is it exclusive to IE and does exactly the same
thing with every other browser.

You're trying to twist your story here, Roy.

I'm still not waiting for an appology.

> No followups needed.

I beg to differ, you're being dishonest, and calling me dishonest in the

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