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Internet Explorer 10 To Keep DNT By Default

ONLINE PRIVACY

August 8, 2012

Microsoft has announced it will keep its default do-not-track (DNT) setting in Internet Explorer 10 (IE10), Ars Technica reports. Microsoft Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch, CIPP/US, said, “Customers will receive prominent notice that the selection of Express Settings turns DNT on.” Users will also have the option to opt out of DNT in the customize setting. Lynch added, “Our approach to DNT in IE10 is part of our commitment to privacy by design and putting people first…We believe consumers should have more control over how data about their online behavior is tracked, shared and used.”
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