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[SLUG] Re:[LINK] FC: Microsoft Word and Excel track users, invade privacy (fwd)


At 7:45 AM +1000 31/8/2000, Rick Welykochy wrote:
M.S. phobics, privacy zealots and "real computer users"
please take note ...

Word can have a URL link to an image file. Not only does this send the usual information such as your host name etc it can also access the IE cookies file on your machine. Scary stuff. But I'm not a Word user.

Tony
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