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  • Blog Post: Toward building consumer trust and a Do Not Track solution

    Posted by Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft Last week, we launched a consumer privacy awareness campaign to educate people about the tools and technologies Microsoft provides to help protect their personal information online. We prioritize privacy because we know it’s important...
  • Blog Post: Looking Ahead: Cause for Optimism for Online Consumer Privacy

    Posted by Brad Smith General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) at a special summit in Maryland focused on privacy in the digital age. The summit marked a...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft supports continuing work toward a Do Not Track standard

    Posted by Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft Our customers expect strong privacy protections to be built into Microsoft technologies, so we make privacy a priority. Our inclusion of Do Not Track (DNT) in Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11 is an example of how we strive to meet...
  • Blog Post: Charting a Course for Privacy Innovations

    Posted by Mike Hintze Chief Privacy Counsel, Microsoft For any technology company, continuous innovation is essential to stay relevant. But new features and functionality are not enough. Increasingly, consumers want innovations that help them keep their personal information secure and private. And...
  • Blog Post: Continuing our commitment to privacy and consumer choice with Do Not Track

    Posted by Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft As part of our ongoing commitment to privacy, Microsoft has included improvements to our support of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Do Not Track (DNT) effort in the Windows 8.1 Preview released at Microsoft’s Build conference...
  • Blog Post: Privacy and a New Era of Personal Computing: A View from Brussels

    Posted by Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft I spent last week in Brussels with privacy regulators and practitioners from around the world, many of whom were there for the IAPP European Data Protection Congress . It’s an important time for privacy globally, and I want to share a...
  • Blog Post: Privacy and Technology in Balance?

    Posted by Brad Smith General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft This week, I had the opportunity to speak in Uruguay at the 34 th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. This conference brings together leading authorities...
  • Blog Post: To Track or Not to Track? Not Just a Question, a Choice for Consumers and Industry

    Posted by Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft As part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen privacy for consumers, Microsoft recently announced that the next version of Internet Explorer (IE 10) will include the Do-Not-Track (DNT) feature turned “on” by default. There has...
  • Blog Post: Putting Privacy First in 2013

    Posted by Brad Smith General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft As 2012 draws to a close, we’re starting to see a number of “year-in-review” pieces recapping key developments in the tech industry over the past 12 months. One item that...