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Standard User mikebear
(learned) Sun 10-Jun-12 06:45:13
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Do Not Track debate : cracks in online privacy consensus


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Should we have to opt-in to "do not track" in our browsers or is Microsoft's proposal to enable it by default in IE10 a good thing?

This recent article in ZDNet News & Blogs reviews the latest discussions :-

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/do-not-track-debate-r...
Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Sun 10-Jun-12 08:19:12
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Re: Do Not Track debate : cracks in online privacy consensus


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What does "?tag=nl.e540" mean at the end of that URL?


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Standard User mikebear
(learned) Sun 10-Jun-12 10:48:51
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Re.What does "?tag=nl.e540" mean at the end of that URL?
Not sure if this helps but Google shows :- http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=What%20does%20%22%3...

#3 seems to indicate it's to do with update.


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Standard User professor973
(newbie) Sun 10-Jun-12 11:03:58
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Re: Do Not Track debate : cracks in online privacy consensus


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As far as cookies are concerned within the EU, opt-in is now law, but most sites are ignoring the ruling so far.
http://www.civicuk.com/cookie-law/rationale
Standard User professor973
(newbie) Sun 10-Jun-12 11:24:45
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I find the Firefox TACO with Abine 4.46 add-on very good to block tracking.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/targe...
http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/3996/tacog.jpg
Standard User BatBoy
(legend) Sun 10-Jun-12 11:54:04
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I think it's a tracking tag. So much for Do No Track laugh


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