Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 Privacy Features Win User Support
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 includes a number of security and privacy features that allow it to keep pace with competing browsers such as Firefox and Safari. Many users of Internet Explorer seem to appreciate Microsoft's privacy protections, which are designed to protect users' browsing information. The most talked-about features are InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Blocking.Much has been made of the new security features in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2. As users and testers bang on the beta version of the browser, Microsoft appears to have gotten a lot right when it comes to privacy. In the Beta 2 version of Internet Explorer 8, Microsoft has added a number of features to help it compete with rival browsers such as Mozilla's Firefox and Safari from Apple. Two of the most discussed features in IE 8 are InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Blocking, the former being a feature that allows users to hide their browsing history. The latter is meant to prevent the sharing of information between Web sites a user visits and third-party sites.
It is in the area of privacy where IE 8 has generated the most buzz, with comments in the blogosphere ranging from excitement from IE fans to criticism by proponents of other browsers. One thing seems certain however-many users are ready for additional privacy safeguards.