Microsoft’s New Browser Adds Links To Pages

Jun 7, 2001 16:56 · 81 words · 1 minute read

New Windows XP Feature Can Re-Edit Others’ Sites: “In effect, Microsoft will be able, through the browser, to re-edit anybody’s site, without the owner’s knowledge or permission, in a way that tempts users to leave and go to a Microsoft-chosen site — whether or not that site offers better information.” This does seem like a scary abuse of the browser.

Adding links automatically could be just the first step to all sorts of content changes that can happen at rendering time.