“Apple Inc. has added a do-not-track privacy tool to a test version of its latest Web browser for keeping peoples’ online activities from being monitored by marketers,” Nick Wingfield reports for The Wall Street Journal.
“The tool is included within the latest test release of Lion, a new version of Apple’s Mac OS X operating system that’s currently available only to developers. The final version of the operating system is scheduled to be released to the public this summer,” Wingfield reports. “Mentions of the do-not-track feature in Apple’s Safari browser began to appear recently in online discussion forums and on Twitter.”
Wingfield reports, “The move by the Cupertino, Calif., company leaves Google Inc. as the only remaining major browser provider that hasn’t yet committed to supporting a do-no-track capability in its browser, called Chrome. Microsoft Corp. and Mozilla Corp. both offer do-not-track features in the latest versions of their Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers, respectively.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Sarah” for the heads up.]
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