Thu, Dec 13 2007 8:46
Google Keeps What Ask.com Erases
Ask Eraser may
remove user search query data from Ask.com's severs, but deleted data
may live on, in part at least, on Google's servers. That's because
Google delivers the bulk of the ads on Ask.com, based on information
provided by Ask.
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This week Ask.com launched its new AskEraser program
to eliminate a users' IP addresses, user IDs, session ID cookies, and
the complete text of search queries if users ask for it. In some cases,
however, gone from an Ask.com server does not mean gone for good.
Full story at informationweek.com