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New W3C Mediator Looks To Salvage DNT Process


November 29, 2012

The New York Times reports on the “acrimonious discussions” within the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) effort to work out a global Do-Not-Track standard and the difficult task facing newly appointed W3C Co-Chair Peter Swire, CIPP/US. “People can choose not to have telemarketers call them during dinner. The simple idea is that users should have a choice over how their Internet browsing works as well,” Swire said, adding, “The overarching theme is how to give users choice about their Internet experience while also funding a useful Internet.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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