Six months after its recommendation as an Net standard, a major privacy initiative enters an awkward adolescence as software heavyweights adopt it and individual Web sites ignore it.
The Center for Democracy and Technology once opposed CISPA. Then, to the delight of CISPA's backers, it ceased actively opposing the bill. Now it's opposing CISPA once again.
Discovery comes just days after Web giant was found to be sidestepping the user privacy preferences in Apple's Safari.
Microsoft is accusing Google of conning Internet Explorer to track you as you surf the net -- but Google has hit back.
New icons in Firefox could reveal how much privacy a Web site provides--a useful new feature, but only if publishers agree to rate themselves.
Trade organizations have amassed more than $1 billion in fighting battles for the industry. Chart: Tax-exempt tech influence New tech think tank created
Daniel Weitzner of the W3C says that the era in which Internet technology design can pretend to be neutral to public policy is over.
With a patent threat looming over the Web's de facto standard browser, the Worldwide Web Consortium looks to evaluate the implications for the Web's standard markup language.
As anxiety builds throughout the Web over the patent threatening Microsoft's browser, the Web's leading standards group is considering modifying HTML to address the same threat.