Yahoo to ignore Microsoft's 'Do Not Track' signal from IE10

Biggest company yet to diss Microsoft's new browser's privacy setting

By , Computerworld |  Security, Yahoo, do not track

"DNT was really designed to prevent this sort of user-browser-advertiser war ... but I know most of the browser makers are getting increasingly skeptical about how ad networks are going to honor the signal," said Brookman. "Escalated warfare may be inevitable."

Microsoft did not respond to a request for comment on Yahoo's announcement.

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