The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the non-profit dedicated to securing digital privacy and civil liberties, is trying to get the companies behind major web browsers to adopt a standard for their “Do Not Track” setting. The organization is allying with Disconnect, a San Francisco developer of user-friendly privacy tools, to form a coalition of internet companies that will set down harder rules for the oft-looked-over setting that seeks to give users power over data that’s tracked by advertising companies on most commercial websites.

Monday, August 3, 2015

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