Microsoft's vision for anti-spyware is that customers should be empowered to make informed decisions about the software that installs and runs on their computers. Microsoft will take steps toward this vision by making it easier for customers to gain insight into what's running on the system, to better discern good software from bad software, and to block and remove spyware from a PC. To accomplish this, Microsoft is taking specific approaches in the following areas:
Microsoft will provide solutions to protect Windows users with technology to block, find, and remove spyware and other potentially unwanted software.
Consumer Guidance & Engagement
Microsoft will provide resources to help inform and educate customers on how to prevent spyware and other potentially unwanted software from impacting their PCs.
Microsoft will collaborate with industry leaders to identify and address spyware.
Legislation & Law Enforcement
Microsoft will work to help discourage the development and distribution of spyware and other unwanted software.
Spyware Solutions: Technology and Leadership
Edited by cryo, 26 December 2004 - 04:36 AM.