Tuesday, February 21, 2012

It’s Microsoft vs. Google in a Web-Tracking Battle - Digits - WSJ

Ample room for improved transparency

So what should you take away from all this brouhaha about cookies and P3P and IE and Safari? Simple: Keeping track of your privacy preferences online is complicated to the point of being nearly impossible.

Every time a tool attempts to block something – like tracking cookies – companies come up with workarounds. And sometimes these privacy tools end up creating problems for honest Web developers, further complicating the situation.

It’s Microsoft vs. Google in a Web-Tracking Battle - Digits - WSJ

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