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EFF’s new Do Not Track standard seeks to stop sneaky data collection

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    The Electronic Frontier Foundation is trying to make “Do Not Track” more meaningful with some clear rules for the web to follow.

    The new policy seeks to stop websites and advertisers from tracking users through cookies, fingerprints, and supercookies when users enable the Do Not Track setting in their browsers. Most notably, the policy makes clear that websites should not even collect this data for themselves, let alone use it to track users across the web. (Some exceptions apply, such as collecting data to comply with the law, or to complete an online purchase.)

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