How to Get Out of Tracking on Safari

It’s difficult for users to stop Web trackers that take advantage of a loophole in Apple’s Safari browser — at least for now.

Apple says it is working to put a stop to the practice. And Google, which had been tracking users after exploiting this loophole to put Google +1 buttons in ads, stopped the practice after being contacted by The Wall Street Journal.

But in the meantime, to stop such tracking by other advertising companies, the only options available to Safari users are problematic.

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