Apache Web servers will ignore IE10's 'Do Not Track' settings

By turning DNT on by default, Microsoft is deliberately violating the proposed standard, Apache cofounder says.

By Katherine Noyes, PC World |  Security, do not track, IE10

Comments on the new patch revealed a range of opinions as to Fielding's approach, with some calling it a personal whim.

Singles out one version of one browser, wrote commenter IDisposable, for example. Who's going to maintain the list of 'violates Roy's vision' when he finds another windmill to tilt at?

Meanwhile, Apache software is currently used by roughly two-thirds of the websites out there, according to W3Techs, so the result of this battle will surely have widespread repercussions.


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