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Aol Says Privacy Breach Was A Mistake


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Posted 09 August 2006 - 09:43 PM

NEW YORK (AP) -- AOL released the Internet search terms that more than 650,000 of its subscribers entered over a three-month period and admitted Monday that what it originally intended as a gesture to researchers amounted to a privacy breach and a mistakeTuesday, August 8, 2006; Posted: 9:42 a.m. EDT (13:42 GMT) Although AOL had substituted numeric IDs for the subscribers' real user names, the company acknowledged the search queries themselves may contain personally identifiable data. ~ As if they needed more fuel to stoke their fire of unpopularity.....

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