Do Not Track bill is back on the table

Impatient with the glacial progress so far, Senator Jay Rockefeller is having another shot at getting a Do Not Track bill through Congress.

Twitter signs up for Do Not Track

In fewer than 140 characters, Twitter has ended months of pressure by announcing that it's to join the 'Do not Track' initiative.

FTC urges tighter privacy rules

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's Firefox 5 goes live

Mozilla has launched a new version of its flagship Firefox browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android.

Mozilla proposes Do Not Track HTTP header

Mozilla is considering introducing a 'Do Not Track' feature into Firefox, allowing users to opt out of online behavioral advertising (OBA).

'Do Not Track us,' say internet users

US internet users strongly favor a 'Do Not Track' mechanism, according to a Gallup poll - and the older they are, the more they approve.

Dude, stop tracking my browser

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?

FTC calls for greater controls over use of consumer data

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed the creation of a Do Not Track system preventing websites from collecting unauthorized personal data.