Just downloaded the latest version of Chrome and it’s official – Do Not Track is now a Privacy setting. Although you might want to read the disclaimer that shows up when you check the box.
Posts Categorized: Choice
Consumer Protection – the Do Not Track standard – & the W3C
The Do Not Track standard is now live in every major OEM browser. Consumers who are interested can check a box marked ‘Tell Web sites not to track me’ and the browser will add a ‘header’ (a message) to every request the user makes in the browser, indicating to the Web server that […]
Why the proposed Do Not Track standard is going to fail – it’s all about Trust
As the saying goes “A civilized society cannot function without trust”, ergo it’s also appropriate to extend that premise to the Internet – “A civilized Internet based society cannot function without trust”. So how do we define trust? There’s a great definition to be found on the Web – link – in short: “Trust is […]
The Future of Social Media Marketing?
The following article was written by Emily R. Coleman, President of Competitive Advantage Marketing, Inc. When I first read it I absolutely knew that Emily had hit the proverbial nail on the head, and with her permission we’re now adding it to our blog. A friend recently sent me Evan Bailyn’s Outsmarting Social Media with the instructions to […]
Choice – The Lynchpin to Online Privacy
Choice – such a simple word, and yet so misunderstood when it comes to privacy. All I really want is a say in how people use my private data. I want to participate in the process vs. getting frozen out. In the last few days Microsoft shipped the pre-release version of Windows 8. In […]