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Windows 8 will value your privacy (kind of)

  1. #1

    Bay Area
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    Windows 8 will value your privacy (kind of)

    If you like the idea of online privacy, Windows 8 might just be for you.

    Microsoft will enable a feature called Do Not Track by default for all Windows 8 machines running Internet Explorer 10. Of course, anyone running a different browser will not have this luxury by default.

    The technology, which has become increasingly popular among Web surfers, prevents users' data from being stored for advertising purposes.

    A Guy

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  2. #2

    Norwich, UK
    Posts : 85
    Windows 8 Pro

    Firefox has had this for a while... its just not enabled by default, as do other web browsers, however there is no requirement for websites to actually not track you, its more "Don't track me pretty please" which is going to be so effective....
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  3. #3

    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    Oh well, not on line enough to worry about being tracked. . .but still thanks for the news there "Guy.". . .
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