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Windows 8 to have 'Do Not Track' turned on by default

06/01, 8:57pm

Microsoft also to push for 'Do Not Track' standards among sites

Following the debut of the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft announced in a blog post that Internet Explorer 10 would have the "Do Not Track" browser privacy feature enabled by default. The feature has been a part of other popular browsers for some time now, but the announcement means that IE10 on Windows 8 will be the first browser to have the setting enabled by default. Microsoft also announced its intention to bring about better standards in implementation of the "Do Not Track" feature for websites and software.

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