Microsoft will give Windows 8 users 'Do Not Track' options for IE10

Goes with EU suggestion for 'first-run' choice on browser privacy feature

By , Computerworld |  Security, do not track, IE10

Microsoft had agreed to show Windows users a browser ballot as part of a settlement it struck with the Commission in late 2009.

The Commission is also reportedly investigating charges that Microsoft has blocked rivals from harnessing the power of Windows 8 for their browsers.

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