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Privacy

Why Do Not Track really means Do Not Target (and doesn’t protect your privacy on Facebook)

Alongside the White House’s announcement of a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, many advertisers have agreed to honor consumers’ Do Not Track requests.  This is a step in the right direction for privacy, sure, but it isn’t what you think.  “Do Not Track” really means “Do Not Target,” because advertisers and websites can still collect […]

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Why the Do Not Track header is like a smoke signal

Here’s a good privacy-related quote to start off the week: “It’s like sending a smoke signal in the middle of Manhattan; it might draw a lot of attention, but no one knows how to read the message.” – Mike Zaneis, senior vice president of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, on why sending the Do Not Track […]

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How to turn on Do Not Track in your browser

Want to learn how to turn on Do Not Track in whichever browser you’re using?  You’ve come to the right place. Note: for more comprehensive help on enabling all pro-privacy features in your browser, check out our previous guide. First Things First:  What is Do Not Track? “Tracking” refers to the many different methods that […]

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