do not track

DuckDuckGo adds tracker blocking to help curb the wider surveillance web

Some major product news from veteran anti-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo: Today it's launched revamped mobile apps and browser extensions that bake in a tracker blocker for third party sites, and i

Mozilla invests in Germany’s Cliqz, a private search browser

Mozilla has invested in Cliqz, an anti-tracking browser with a pro-privacy built-in 'quick search' feature. The startup currently targets web users in German speaking countries -- where it has amassed

Europe consulting on new telecoms data privacy and cookie rules

The European Union has launched a public consultation on rules governing the use of personal telecoms data. The so-called ePrivacy Directive also covers the use of tracking cookies by online services

Pinterest Adds Support For “Do Not Track” As It Begins To Personalize Its Service For Users

Pinterest announced today that it will add support for Do Not Track, the web browser mechanism that allows users to opt-out of having their personal data and activity collected by websites and third p

Disconnect, An Ex-Googler’s Social Enterprise/Privacy Startup, Raises $3.5M, Extends To More Browsers

As we continue to see <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/prism/">more details brought to light</a> in how the government requests and uses information about what we do on the web and on our mobi

The Free Internet Will Be Just Fine With Do Not Track. Here’s Why.

<strong>Editor's note:</strong> <em>Sarah Downey is a senior privacy strategist at Albine, provider of online privacy solutions. Keep track of her on her <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/

Why You And Your Favorite Web Sites Will Feel The Pain If “Do Not Track” Passes

<strong>Editor’s note:</strong> <em>Eric Wheeler is CEO and co-founder of 33Across. He brings 20 years of experience leading successful Internet businesses to 33Across.</em> Much has already been

Twitter Now Honors Mozilla’s Do Not Track Feature

Mozilla's <a href="http://dnt.mozilla.org/">Do Not Track</a> feature, which allows users to tell websites that they would like to opt-out of being tracked by third parties, is starting to gain some tr

Velti is Working on a Mobile “Do Not Track” List

Velti plans to announce two new initiatives aimed at helping mobile advertisers get ahead of data collection and privacy concerns, according to a source who has been briefed by the company. My sour

Mozilla: Welcome Google and Obama, We Invented ‘Do Not Track’ A Year Ago

<a href="http://blog.mozilla.com/privacy/2012/02/23/mozilla-led-effort-for-dnt-finds-broad-support/">Mozilla took a moment</a> this morning to remind everyone that it invented Do Not Track in Februar