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Microsoft changes Do Not Track policy

Microsoft is changing the way it handles Do Not Track in response to new standards from the World Wide Web Consortium.

But it's not for the user's benefit...

Read here.

Ron

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   I'm not a Dell employee

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Firefox has enhanced its existing "Do Not Track" option with a new "Tracking Protection" feature.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/virus-spyware/f/3522/t/19627218

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Notice that this new FF feature isn't on by default, which is the way MS is going to handle the issue too.

That's not good for users who barely know about setting passwords, and never change any default software settings. The trackers and hackers will have a feeding frenzy.

Ron

   Forum Member since 2004
   I'm not a Dell employee

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