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Microsoft persists with Do Not Track default in IE10, builds it into Windows 8 setup

Yahoo Dings "Do Not Track" Default (and Search Partner Microsoft)

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In a post today on its policy blog, Yahoo took aim at Microsoft’s controversial “Do Not Track” default in its Internet Explorer 10. Said Yahoo in a post titled “In Support of Personal Experience”: “Recently, Microsoft unilaterally decided to turn on DNT in Internet Explorer 10 by default, rather than...
Yahoo Dings "Do Not Track" Default (and Search Partner Microsoft)

Twitter Enables "Do Not Track" Feature on Firefox Browser

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Twitter users on Mozilla’s Firefox browser can now opt out of being tracked by third-party sites and cookies by enabling the “Do Not Track” feature, Mozilla announced via tweet Thursday morning. Since Mozilla first introduced the feature for Firefox last year, the company claims nearly 10 percent desktop user adoption...
Twitter Enables "Do Not Track" Feature on Firefox Browser

Here's How To Stop Facebook From Tracking You

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Most people don't realize that Facebook can continue to monitor their internet activity, even if they are no longer logged into the site. Using "Facebook Connect," and other social pulg-ins, Facebook is able to set up a cookie on any site that has a "Like" or "share" button, Facebook has...
Here's How To Stop Facebook From Tracking You

So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

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Last Thursday, Microsoft seemed like the hero — announcing “Do Not Track” would be on by default in Internet Explorer 10. The move meant that users would need to opt-in to allowing advertisers and websites to install tracking cookies on their computers, something that few people would ever do. It’ was an...
So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

"Do Not Track" Irony: Apache Developer Blocks It To Save It

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Do Not Track, a tool designed to afford users privacy as they browse through the Web, will be active by default when users install or first-run Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. But in an effort to save Do Not Track, one developer for the popular Apache Web server is...
"Do Not Track" Irony: Apache Developer Blocks It To Save It
Do Not Track Is An Opportunity, Not a Threat

Boot up: Do Not Track off rails, 48-core smartphones?, Gmail tops and more

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Plus Apple gets cored in the Court of Appeal, Telegraph paywalls, presidential sites leaking personal info and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThanks Microsoft! Do Not Track is effectively dead on arrival >> EconsultancyDNT was, of course, never going...
Boot up: Do Not Track off rails, 48-core smartphones?, Gmail tops and more

Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome

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Google has included support for the Do Not Track privacy setting in its latest Chrome developer build, which was released today. Do Not Track — which aims to help users opt out of being tracked across Web sites for the purposes of targeted advertising — is contentious and still somewhat...
Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome
Chrome updated with Do Not Track protocol support, but leaves it turned off by default

Apache Web servers will ignore IE10's 'Do Not Track' settings

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By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says....
Apache Web servers will ignore IE10's 'Do Not Track' settings

Twitter Now Supports Mozilla’s ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Feature

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(Photo: Scott Beale, Laughing Squid) The Mozilla Foundation has been working hard to combat privacy issues spotlighted by sites like Facebook, which aggressively tracks and saves user data. Recently, Mozilla announced a "Do Not Track" feature that can be deployed through the Firefox browser that better protects your information. According...
Twitter Now Supports Mozilla’s ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Feature

Google may pay $22.5 million penalty for ignoring Safari Do Not Track

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Google may be nearing a settlement of $22.5 million with the FTC for its willful circumvention of Do Not Track settings in order to keep serving ads, the Wall Street Journal reports. Because Google violated its consent decree with the US government that it would not misrepresent privacy settings to...
Google may pay $22.5 million penalty for ignoring Safari Do Not Track
FTC Worried About Big Online Platforms, Only Sort Of Means Facebook and Google

Microsoft's Do Not Track default in IE10 violates new specs

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The company's attempt to set Do Not Track as a default option in Internet Explorer 10 runs counter to the latest DNT draft that says a user must be given a choice. [Read more]...
Microsoft's Do Not Track default in IE10 violates new specs

Everything you need to know about Do Not Track: Microsoft vs Google & Mozilla

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Do Not Track (DNT) is an HTTP header field that lets you opt out of third-party tracking by Web sites you don’t visit. It may sound straightforward, and it’s meant to be just that, but over its short life the situation surrounding the simple standard has become annoyingly complex. DNT...
Everything you need to know about Do Not Track: Microsoft vs Google & Mozilla
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