Articles in “privacy”

Why we won’t enable DNT by default

As Do Not Track picks up steam and standardization is well underway in the W3C, people have begun asking, “If Do Not Track is so good for the web, why don’t you turn it on by default?” Do Not Track is not Mozilla’s position on tracking, it’s the individual’s! For that reason we have no plans to turn on Do Not Track by default. Read more

AdTruth Implements Do Not Track

Mozilla introduced the Do Not Track privacy feature to give users a way to tell companies they don’t want to be tracked online. We’ve seen growth and adoption of Do … Read more

Building Privacy Into Telemetry

For a while now we at Mozilla have been talking about our privacy operating principles. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make sure we deliver on these promises, and want to share a little bit of the backstage work we’ve done to make Firefox live up to these promises when we release a new feature called Telemetry. Read more

DNT Gaining Traction in Europe

The DNT meme has crossed the Atlantic! Two important policy makers in Europe made statements just one week apart supporting Do Not Track (DNT).  It appears there’s genuine interest by … Read more

Catching up on DNT Developments

Mozilla continues to see progress with regard to Do Not Track, including adoption by online marketing, ad networks and tracking companies. It’s certainly fair to say that market adoption of … Read more

Industry Adoption of DNT Underway

Mozilla’s Do Not Track privacy feature in Firefox provides users more control over online behavioral tracking. Two developments bring it closer to being respected by industry. Mozilla is a nonprofit … Read more