“Last week Yahoo announced that it would no longer be honoring Do Not Track requests from browsers accessing the search engine and associated services,” Electronista reports.
“The move comes as the company attempts to provide a more personal experience to users, bringing policies in line with other companies that ignore Do Not Track requests such as Facebook and Google,” Electronista reports. “This comes as a reversal to previous statements made by the company who claims to be ‘the first major tech company to implement Do Not Track.'”
“The change means that Yahoo will be ignoring browser settings which would have applied Do Not Track settings for all websites visited at the request of the user,” Electronista reports. “However, the privacy of users ‘is and will continue to be a top priority’ for the company.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]