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Submission + - Yahoo promises to anonymize and limit user data (

quarterbuck writes: "While Google is saying that personalization is the key to search, Yahoo is taking a different view of the topic. Yahoo announced plans to retain user data for no longer than 90 days and to anonymize data. Even if Yahoo is not your favorite search engine, it is a good move in the direction of online privacy if it will force others to follow suit."
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Yahoo promises to anonymize and limit user data

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