Yahoo is the latest company ignoring Web users’ requests for privacy

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by ronjor, May 1, 2014.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    I'm reminded of that infamous line "What we've got here is failure to communicate."

    Worse than that, there is arguably no middle ground to communicate about. The worldviews are just too different. It's as if they're orthogonal ;)
     
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    To be honest, I didn't even realize that until now they did comply with DNT.
     
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    I've always been a fan of some industry accepted opt-out standard, but since DNT is actually asking nicely not te be monitored for advertising purposes to companies who make tons of money on advertising, it was doomed from the beginning IMO. If you don't want to be tracked, don't ask, block them from doing it yourself.
     
  5. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    DNT has been overlooked by many for years.
    A Hosts file does block most Yahoo elements from loading in your Browser.
     
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