Does Bush Web Site Snoop?
Source: PC World - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Privacy A redesigned Web site unveiled Wednesday by Texas Gov. George W. Bush may violate his campaign's privacy protection policy, a privacy expert says. "Everywhere I clicked there was a cookie," says Deborah Pierce of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, referring to small . . . A redesigned Web site unveiled Wednesday by Texas Gov. George W. Bush may violate his campaign's privacy protection policy, a privacy expert says. "Everywhere I clicked there was a cookie," says Deborah Pierce of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, referring to small text files used to store personal information about Web surfers.

In its privacy policy, Web site of the Bush campaign says it will only collect information about visitors when they stop in one of four specific areas. In reality, the site collects such information with every click of the mouse, Pierce says.

"They try to set a cookie even before you read the privacy policy," says Pierce, an attorney at the non-partisan group, which advocates for increased privacy protection.

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