Microsoft 1st To Unveil Default Do-Not-Track Browser

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 9:13 PM EDT) -- The next version of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer will become the first Web browser to block online tracking by default, the company announced Thursday, in a move that attempts to answer the Federal Trade Commission’s call to strengthen consumer protection in that space.

The upcoming Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 will send the do-not-track signal to websites by default, according to a blog post unveiling the sixth platform preview of the browser. Consumers can change the default setting if they choose, the company added....
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