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Source: Federal Computer Week - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Privacy The Office of Management and Budget last week amended its privacy policy to allow agencies to use certain types of technology to personalize their Web sites for visitors. Privacy has become one of the overriding concerns of agencies, Congress and citizens . . . The Office of Management and Budget last week amended its privacy policy to allow agencies to use certain types of technology to personalize their Web sites for visitors. Privacy has become one of the overriding concerns of agencies, Congress and citizens as federal information and services are put on the World Wide Web. What OMB is calling a clarification of the policy on "cookies" -- a Web technology that stores a small piece of software on a user's system and is then used to personalize the site when the visitor returns -- is the latest in a series of actions.

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