It appears that Microsoft has developed a new way to
make your system more user hostile -
Starting with IE 6 and Office XP, the browser searches EVERY
displayed page and
inserts its own hyperlinks to additional sites.
That's right, Microsoft is modifying your creative work,
and probably making money off any click throughs.
This sounds like a basic copyright violation - creating a derivative
work without written permission.
add a metatag
to each of your pages to disable some of this
crap. (Yeh, some but not all.)
zdnet article demonstrates how dangerous and illegal
this new technology is.
As of 6-27-01, Microsoft has announced that
Smart Tags will not be a part of IE 6,
in part, because of "external feedback".