Windows Live contacts entirety on third party websites. Microsoft introduced a new feature in its Windows Live service, which allows Web sites to third parties to access contact lists of users of its instant messaging service. .
Windows Live Contacts Gadget offer a website publishers the ability to integrate into their site and contact information of their visitors who use Windows Live Messenger.
Other Impact: rather than asking the user to enter their information manually, they simply select a contact from the list to automatically transfer the information on the website.
To ensure the confidentiality of personal data of users, items are transferred only when the client selects a contact and expressly agree that the information shared with the website in question..
Danny Thorpe, one of the developers of this technology, said on his MSDN blog: If you buy flowers at a site online for your grandmother, it is much easier to apply a function to specify the Contacts Gadget mailing address rather than the florist to enter address manually at each visit.