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« on: November 29, 2010, 08:49:19 PM »

This from the Wall Street Journal of November 30, 2010

Hiding Online Footprints
Makers of Firefox Browser Explore Do-Not-Track Tool After Scrapping Earlier Effort

http://online.wsj.com/art...mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

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« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2010, 08:47:24 AM »

Hmmm...

Browser: "Please don't track my user."
Ad Company: "Ummm... Sure. Trust me!"

I can't see that working.

It sounds like how using large caliber machine guns against human targets is against the Geneva convention, so soldiers aim for people's shirt buttons...
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010, 03:34:13 PM »

And now the Feds want to get into the act......
Agency Proposes ‘Do Not Track’ Option for Web Users
http://www.nytimes.com/20...2privacy.html?_r=1&hp
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