In Brief: Oct. 18, 1999

WORRY-FREE WEB browsing Have you ever hesitated to fill out an online form for fear you would be deluged with junk e-mail for life? Now enonymous.com offers free downloadable software that ranks the privacy policies of 10,000 websites. As soon as you reach an online form on any of the sites, a window pops up with a rating. One star means the site will disclose your personal information without your explicit permission, while four stars mean your privacy is fully protected. One-star sites include ticketmaster.com and gap.com while qvc.com and bestbuy.com...

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