walkman - 7:35 pm on Jan 20, 2006 (gmt 0) link on the post above mine.
"A Yahoo spokesperson said it provided data that company executives believed did not violate Yahoo's privacy guidelines. An AOL spokesperson said it provided a "generic list of aggregate and anonymous search terms." A Microsoft representative, too, said it gave search-term data but not information about the customers doing the searches."
link on the post above mine.