Donottrack

08.04.15
EFF is building a stronger 'Do Not Track' browser setting
08.04.15

EFF is building a stronger 'Do Not Track' browser setting

The EFF is joining a coalition to shore up Do Not Track's privacy standards. That way, DNT will actually work.

By A. Tarantola,   08.04.15
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04.04.15
Microsoft's new browser won't enable 'Do Not Track' by default
04.04.15

Microsoft's new browser won't enable 'Do Not Track' by default

Microsoft admits that when it switched on "do not track" by default in Internet Explorer 10 back i...

By M. Moon,   04.04.15
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01.23.15
Healthcare.gov stops passing private details on to advertisers
01.23.15

Healthcare.gov stops passing private details on to advertisers

A few days ago an Associated Press report revealed that the US Government's affordable care portal...

By R. Lawler,   01.23.15
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11.10.14
Latest Firefox browser puts web privacy one button away
11.10.14

Latest Firefox browser puts web privacy one button away

You may be very privacy-conscious in this era of mass surveillance, but your web browser hasn't do...

By J. Fingas,   11.10.14
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05.16.14
What you need to know about online advertisers tracking you
05.16.14

What you need to know about online advertisers tracking you

Spend lots of time online? Then perhaps you've heard of targeted advertising, "Big Data" analysis...

By J. Andrade,   05.16.14
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05.02.14
The EFF wants your help testing a browser add-on that blocks spying ads
05.02.14

The EFF wants your help testing a browser add-on that blocks spying ads

Like many privacy advocates, the Electronic Frontier Foundation isn't a big fan of advertisers and...

By J. Fingas,   05.02.14
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05.01.14
Yahoo gives up on Do Not Track, thinks privacy should be 'personalized'
05.01.14

Yahoo gives up on Do Not Track, thinks privacy should be 'personalized'

The Do Not Track initiative sounds like a great idea in theory -- you as a user can basically tell...

By C. Velazco,   05.01.14
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12.05.13
Twitter's new targeted advertising hooks up with your browsing history
12.05.13

Twitter's new targeted advertising hooks up with your browsing history

After testing it out for six months, Twitter's now rolled out changes that will tie its ads with i...

By M. Smith,   12.05.13
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09.18.13
Google's AdID, an anonymous identifier for advertising, could replace the aging cookie
09.18.13

Google's AdID, an anonymous identifier for advertising, could replace the aging cookie

You know the drill: accept the cookie, delete the cookie, empty the cookie bin, and so on. Mostly,...

By D. Murph,   09.18.13
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