Impatient with the glacial progress so far, Senator Jay Rockefeller is having another shot at getting a Do Not Track bill through Congress.
In fewer than 140 characters, Twitter has ended months of pressure by announcing that it's to join the 'Do not Track' initiative.
The FTC is calling for tighter online privacy rules, saying that if companies don't voluntarily introduce a 'do not track' facility, it'll do it for them.
Mozilla has launched a new version of its flagship Firefox browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android.
Mozilla is considering introducing a 'Do Not Track' feature into Firefox, allowing users to opt out of online behavioral advertising (OBA).
US internet users strongly favor a 'Do Not Track' mechanism, according to a Gallup poll - and the older they are, the more they approve.
Wouldn't it be great if you could opt out of third-party web tracking and tell hyper-capitalist advertisers to stop stalking your every move online?
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed the creation of a Do Not Track system preventing websites from collecting unauthorized personal data.