Microsoft promises no snooping in new fine print for web services

Microsoft promises not to use your Personal Data to serve you better ads. Their new Privacy Policy is written in plain English, not legalese. Great news, it’s your move Google!

Microsoft has updated its Services Agreement, the legalese almost nobody bothers to read before clicking “I Agree” when signing up for online services.

The changes are notable because Microsoft has been critical of Google’s fine print in the “Scroogled” campaign pointing out that rival ad-slinging-based-on-search-results outfit Google customises advertising after rifling through all sorts of personal data. Redmond, in an FAQabout its new agreement, points out that “we do not use what you say in email, chat, video calls, or voice mail to target advertising to you. Nor do we use your documents, photos, or other personal files to target advertising to you.”
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