23 Jun 2013

Cookie Clearinghouse pushes ‘Do Not Track’ another step

Author: Wild Gunmen | Filed under: About

Stanford University has launched an online privacy initiative meant to complement Do Not Track, an effort aimed at preventing sites from recording people’s Web browsing without permission. Cookie Clearinghouse, announced last week, is expected to improve browser reliability in determining whether a cookie planted by a site is meant only for tracking. Do Not Track gains traction Microsoft sparked a huge uproar among online advertisers last year when it decided to indiscriminately block tracking by default in Internet Explorer 10, which ships with Windows 8.

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Cookie Clearinghouse pushes ‘Do Not Track’ another step

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