Microsoft, Yahoo Start Limiting Retention of Search Data

Hopping on the privacy-protection bandwagon, Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. are limiting how long their Internet search engines retain potentially sensitive data about their users. With the safeguards confirmed by Microsoft and Yahoo, all of the Internet's largest search engines have changed the way that they handle the personal information collected about the millions of Web surfers who use their free services each day.

  • Read the article: ABC News