Microsoft hits out at Passport privacy slur

Friday, 17 May 2002, 12:54 PM EST

The Redmond giant was accused of changing the log-in privacy settings of Passport to make data more accessible for marketing purposes after users noticed the changed behaviour of the application. It promoted a flurry of complaints on internet message boards.

But Microsoft has now announced it has not in fact altered anything instead it claims it is making the software even safer to ensure users' data will remain private.

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