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Windows 7: Google to Give Chrome Users a Do-Not-Track Button

24 Feb 2012   #1
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 
Google to Give Chrome Users a Do-Not-Track Button

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Google's privacy policies have come under fire in the past, but when it comes to the 'do-not-track' feature mentioned in the Obama administration's online "Consumer Bill of Rights," the Sultan of search won't be pushing anyone's buttons. Instead, it will givers the opportunity to press a button, embedded in Chrome, to initiate the DNT feature and tell websites to back off.
Read more at:
Maximum PC | Google to Give Chrome Users a Do-Not-Track Button


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24 Feb 2012   #2
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Pushing this button then engages a big white halo over the chrome icon and the system enters into the "so you think you're not being tracked" or also known as the DM or denial mode.
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24 Feb 2012   #3
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Pushing this button then engages a big white halo over the chrome icon and the system enters into the "so you think you're not being tracked" or also known as the DM or denial mode.
lol thats great

Google chrome is getting more use than firefox nowadays, I hear. I prefer IE9 myself. It will be interesting to see how IE10 fares.
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25 Feb 2012   #4
Syntax4Sinners

Windows 7 Pro X64, Windows 7 Ult x86 USB, Windows 7 Ult x64 USB
 
 

Would this be somewhat like Comodo Dragon <<Link - Free (an enhanced ChromePlus with their own DNS)


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25 Feb 2012   #5
paul90

Windows 7 OEM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
Pushing this button then engages a big white halo over the chrome icon and the system enters into the "so you think you're not being tracked" or also known as the DM or denial mode.
Haha that's so true. Firefox at least tells you that you are being tracked no matter what (or did I get that wrong?)
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25 Feb 2012   #6
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

We are not even informed about what is 'being tracked' and what is not. Whole article is under 180 words with no links to the subject.
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