do not track

Apple FaceTime To Open Up To Android, Windows Users

Apple WWDC announcement reveals Android and Windows users will be able to join FaceTime calls in the Autumn, but only…

8 months ago

Google Won’t Use Other Tools When It Ends Chrome Cookies

Pledge not to build or use third party tools to track web traffic once Google ends tracking cookies in its…

11 months ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

1 year ago

Facebook Hits Out At Apple’s Advertising Changes

Apple iOS 14 promises world of pain for small developers, warns Facebook, with option to give app users the option…

1 year ago

Apple Criticised For App User Tracking Alert

Plan for iOS 14 to give app users the option to decline ad tracking has been criticised (surprise, surprise) by…

2 years ago

Facebook Tracking Lawsuit Renewed By US Appeals Court

Federal Appeals Court has approved proposed class action by Facebook users over alleged tracking of their internet activity, even after…

2 years ago

Apple Fixed Tracking Flaws In Safari, But Google Director Disagrees

Google identified multiple privacy flaws in Apple's Safari browser, which the iPad maker said it has fixed, but a Google…

2 years ago

Firefox 69 Blocks Tracking Cookies, Crypto-mining

No more cryptominers or third party tracking cookies, Mozilla promises with new Firefox release

2 years ago

Facebook To Give Users Tracking Data Opt-Out

Do not track. New tool to give users the ability to stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the…

2 years ago

Mozilla Strengthens Privacy With Firefox Lockwise Password Manager

Open source community also bolsters Firefox security with tracking protection set to default

3 years ago

Google Faces Multiple GDPR Complaints Over Location Tracking

I spy with my little eye? Seven European consumer groups file GDPR complaints against Google's location tracking

3 years ago

Mozilla To Block Firefox Ad-Tracking By Default

Firefox tightens its ad-tracking block credentials, for better privacy and to improve page loading speeds

3 years ago

Apple OS To Block Facebook Web Tracking Tools

Blow for Zuckerberg as Apple says it will block Faceboook's web tracking tools in new Mac OS and iOS

4 years ago

Facebook Tweaks Privacy Tools After Cambridge Analytica Scandal

As crisis continues, Facebook announces new privacy tools to give people 'more control' over their data

4 years ago

Login Managers Exploited By Third-Party Scripts To Capture User Emails

Hidden scripts are capturing user email addresses from browsers' login or password managers

4 years ago

‘Hundreds’ Of Websites Track User Keystrokes

Is it legal? Hundreds of websites are said to be tracking visitor keystrokes raising questions of legality

4 years ago

EU Privacy Proposal Demands User Consent

Do not track unless the user has consented, could present headaches for Facebook and Google

5 years ago

Facebook To Track Non-Users To Aid Advert Push

Social network giant will begin tracking people without Facebook accounts as part of advertising growth

6 years ago

DuckDuckGo Stumps Up Cash For Open Source Projects

Anonymous Internet search engine DuckDuckGo announces funding awards for worthy open source projects

6 years ago

EFF Beefs Up ‘Do Not Track’ Standard

Electronic Frontier Foundation and co create stronger “Do Not Track” (DNT) standard, but will advertisers care?

6 years ago

Microsoft Reverses Position On ‘Do Not Track’

The company will no longer enable 'Do Not Track' by default in its browsers

7 years ago

Yahoo To Blank ‘Do Not Track’ By Default In IE10

Yahoo plans to shun DNT requests from Microsoft's IE10

9 years ago

Neelie Kroes Warns On Do Not Track Watering Down

Kroes calls on industry to ensure DNT is not weakened because of advertiser pressure

9 years ago

Microsoft Upsets Advertisers With IE 10 Do Not Track

Microsoft has provoked fury among advertisers for its default 'Do Not Track' feature in Internet Explorer 10

9 years ago

Microsoft Continues To Push Do Not Track By Default In IE10

Microsoft stands firm and says IE10 will have DNT on by default

9 years ago

Microsoft Not Backing Down On IE10 ‘Do Not Track’ By Default

Microsoft still wants DNT by default in IE10 even though it would not comply with the latest proposed specification

10 years ago

Microsoft IE10 Do Not Track Option Hits Opposition

Microsoft's long awaited Do Not Track option for IE10 does not meet the draft specification of the feature

10 years ago

‘Do Not Track’ Set As Default For Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft said it will err on the side of privacy by setting Internet Explorer 10 to decline tracking by default,…

10 years ago

Twitter Announces Support For Do Not Track System

Twitter has joined the privacy drive after announcing its support for the "Do Not Track" initiative

10 years ago

Yahoo Will Implement ‘Do Not Track’ Feature In Summer

Joining the likes of Google and Microsoft, Yahoo will is instituting consumer privacy technology on its websites

10 years ago