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Windows 7: "Do Not Track" Tool

02 Dec 2010   #1
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 
"Do Not Track" Tool

The headlines in the business section of the paper this morning is "Do Not Track Tool Suggested for Web". It says "Federal Regulators (U.S.) are proposing to create a 'Do Not Track' tool for the internet so that consumers could prevent marketers from tracking their web browsing habits and other behavior in order to target advertising". If you disable cookies, wouldn't this do the same thing?
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02 Dec 2010   #2
smarteyeball

 
 

Not from the almighty google...

Seriously though, disabling cookies can cause headaches for frequently visited sites. (login details etc)
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02 Dec 2010   #3
rap33042

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Then there's Flash Cookies, and about 8 other ways to track without using any types of cookies at all!
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