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Apache Web software overrides IE10 do-not-track setting

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.

By September 7, 2012


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


Apple's Safari sports 'do-not-track' in dev build

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.

By April 13, 2011


Google's Chrome browser gets do-not-track feature

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.

By January 24, 2011


Mozilla offers do-not-track tool to thwart ads

Firefox developer has offered a proposal to let browsers tell Web sites when people don't want behaviorally targeted advertising. Will advertisers play ball?

By January 24, 2011


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


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


How 'Do Not Track' is poised to kill online growth

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.

By September 20, 2012


Google adds 'Do Not Track' to latest Chrome test build

Google is jumping on the privacy bandwagon, adding Do Not Track tools to Chrome.

By September 14, 2012


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