AOL Says It Doesn't Honor Do-Not-Track Requests

Law360, New York (August 15, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT) -- AOL Inc. disclosed on Friday that it doesn't respond to signals sent by major Web browsers that indicate that online users don't want their activities to be tracked across websites, although it said it may be willing to reconsider its position if the industry can agree on a uniform do-not-track standard.

As part of the latest update to the privacy policy that governs several of AOL's online properties, the company inserted a new section on do-not-track signals that briefly explains how it intends to react when...
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