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Do-Not-Track

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Real-world 'Do Not Track' coming to retail stores

Eight companies agree to a plan from New York's senator to tell people when they are being tracked while shopping in retail stores, and to let them opt-out.

By October 22, 2013

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Advertiser group: Do Not Track Web privacy effort is dead

Raising a big stink, the Digital Advertising Alliance withdraws from work to standardize how browsers tell Web sites not to track users' behavior. The DAA says it's doomed, but other ad groups remain involved.

By September 18, 2013

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Pinterest introduces support for Do Not Track privacy feature

The site will offer suggested pins by tracking user data, but it says it will stop tracking users' online activity if they choose to turn on the browser-based privacy measure.

By July 26, 2013

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Do Not Track opt-out icon coming to mobile browsers

Digital Advertising Alliance, which brought the "AdChoice" opt-out icon to desktop Web ads, is now working on a mobile option.

By July 24, 2013

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Do Not Track standards group shoots down advertiser proposal

A W3C working group will proceed with its existing draft standard for governing how browsers tell advertisers that people don't want their online behavior tracked.

By July 16, 2013

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Do Not Track fine-tuning in Firefox 21

The latest update to desktop Firefox brings more Do Not Track options and more social networking integration, while Android Firefox gets open source fonts for easier reading on smartphone screens.

By May 14, 2013

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Firefox prepares additional 'Do Not Track' options

The newest Firefox betas deliver nuance to the "Do Not Track" setting, a browser optimization option, better HTML5 support, and custom fonts on Android.

By April 4, 2013

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Do Not Track privacy bill reintroduced in Senate

A new bill aims to ensure Web browsers and Internet companies give users an opt out option of being tracked online by advertisers and data brokers.

By February 28, 2013

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Do Not Track browser standard: Back on the rails

A logjam held up a standard designed to let people tell Web sites not to track their online behavior, but the co-chair of the group that's coordinating the effort now expects progress to resume.

By February 13, 2013

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Privacy professor to try to break Do Not Track logjam

Peter Swire is the W3C's new co-chair for a contentious effort to create a standard that will let people tell Web sites not to track their online behavior.

By November 27, 2012