Microsoft Vs. Google: An Epic Feud In 10 Acts

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The merchandise launch last week was part of a larger Microsoft scare-tactics campaign called "Scroogled" that began in February. The campaign harps on the allegation that Google goes through users Gmail accounts for better ad delivery. Although Microsoft also scans email for content, it says the difference is that it is using the information to prevent spam -- not to increase advertising revenues.

After bashing Google, Microsoft offers up Bing and Outlook as alternatives for users scared about their privacy.

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