Monday, December 6, 2010

History Sniffing Practice Also Supports "Do Not Track" Legislation

The practice of sniffing users' web browsing history, primarily in order to be able to target them with advertising or pricing strategies, is another in an almost endless series of privacy invasions by businesses which are allowed by U.S. law and exploited for monetary gain or other advantage.

Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers are currently vulnerable to this practice. Safari is currently not.

This article provides information on the practice and support for developing a "Do Not Track" law and list in the U.S. to prevent this and other privacy invading online practices:

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