Do-Not-Track Should Be Default Setting, Privacy Experts Say

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A group of international privacy experts last week weighed in on long-running industry efforts to create an online tracking standard, saying that an effective mechanism needs to block tracking by default and require companies to honor all requests by consumers to be left alone.

In a working paper released Friday, the International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications — which is composed of representatives from data protection authorities and other bodies of national public administrations, international organizations and scientists from around the world — asserted...
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