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Twitter Enables “Do Not Track” Feature Across Supporting Browsers

Twitter users on supported browsers can now opt out of being tracked by third-party sites and cookies by enabling the “Do Not Track” feature, Twitter announced on Thursday. Federal Trade Commission CTO Ed Felton championed the feature at a conference in New York on Thursday morning. Since Mozilla first introduced the feature for its Firefox browser last year, the company claims nearly 10 percent desktop-user adoption of DNT, and almost 20 percent on Firefox for mobile.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik