Microsoft's new browser is set by default to tell advertisers not to track user behavior on the Web, but Apache's Web server has become a new obstacle to that Microsoft approach.
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.
The latest version of Apple's Safari browser has been found to contain tools that let users block tracking from third parties. The new feature is part of an unreleased developer build headed to the next version of the Mac OS.
A new Chrome extension will let Web users who have opted out of online ads avoid having to use tracking cookies to maintain those preferences.
Firefox developer has offered a proposal to let browsers tell Web sites when people don't want behaviorally targeted advertising. Will advertisers play ball?
The newest Firefox betas deliver nuance to the "Do Not Track" setting, a browser optimization option, better HTML5 support, and custom fonts on Android.
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.
A new "Do Not Track" policy could come out as soon as next year. So before it's too late, we need to step back and consider what's really at stake.
Google is jumping on the privacy bandwagon, adding Do Not Track tools to Chrome.
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.