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Mozilla Offers New Web-Tracking Tool

ONLINE PRIVACY

March 1, 2012

In Forbes, Kashmir Hill describes a new tool released by Firefox browser provider Mozilla. Called Collusion, the tool lets a user view how he or she is being tracked online. Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said, "We are being watched. It's now time for us to watch the watchers." Though the new tool does not describe what each tracker does, Hill breaks down various tracking tools and widgets that are found on the Forbes site when a user visits to read her articles. Editor's Note: The IAPP will host the web conference Online Behavioral Advertising--The Current Global Landscape on Thursday, March 22.
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