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 Microsoft employees and guests mingle at a pop-up Microsoft Store. The software giant has angered trade groups and advertisers because it says it will not change an automatic setting in its newest version of Internet Explorer that tells websites not to track user behaviour. Photo: AP

Microsoft privacy plan angers advertisers

Microsoft is sticking with a decision to make it harder to track users’ online behaviour, earning plaudits from privacy groups while drawing fire from the advertisers its money-losing Web unit needs most.