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Privacy vs. Convenience: It's Up to You

A new flaw in Microsoft’s Passport personal-info compiler highlights again the trade-off consumers often make without thinking. So much for the trustworthy computing that Microsoft has vowed to deliver so that personal computers can at last be a haven for personal data. On May 7, a researcher in Pakistan discovered yet another hole in Microsoft Passport, an authentication technology that holds the key to the user names, passwords — and, sometimes, the credit-card numbers — of more than 200 million PC users. Full Story

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