"Microsoft said Wednesday that it plans to revise the "terms
of use" policy for its Passport service after criticism that the
agreement gives the software behemoth Draconian control of customer
"The company is facing scrutiny of a major new software
initiative dubbed "HailStorm" that will build on the 2-year-old
Passport and other Microsoft technologies to create a new method of
delivering software applications over the Internet."
"Passport is a single sign-in service that gives consumers a key
for multiple Web sites. Among other things, HailStorm has been
billed as a way to widely manage personal data as consumers operate
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