Items tagged with Do-Not-Track

The W3C working group has rejected the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) proposal for new language pertaining to Do Not Track compliance specifications for web browsers, saying that the latter is “at odds with our chartered aims and the weight of group consensus”. The W3C will continue to use the base text of the Compliance Specification that it developed in June. The W3C’s and DAA’s base texts differed in four key areas: the definition of tracking; the definitions of collecting, retaining, using, and sharing data; the definition of de-identified data; and the limitations... Read more...
Although Microsoft indicated that Internet Explorer 10 would be available to Windows 7 users by November of last year, that date came and went with only a release preview; now, finally, the finished product is available for download for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7. You can go ahead and download IE10 manually from here, or you can wait for the automatic update to come your way. Premier among the enhancements and upgrades to the newest version of Internet Explorer is that a Do Not Track feature is enabled by default. Whenever you visit a webpage, IE10 will automatically send a Do... Read more...