In Part I I introduced the notion of the ‘causal arrow of time‘ and how innovation moves forward in time with what has come before, always enhancing existing technology and the infrastructure that has come to depend on it, in the least disruptive way. In each case there is always the same outcome, a […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
Interesting – Apple quietly snuck in Do Not Track inside iOS 6. Here’s how you turn it on. Go to Settings > Safari and then enable Private Browsing. There’s NO indication that DNT is turned on until you check the headers coming from the browser. To do this we set up an echo page that […]