Josephine Liu writes:
As we previously noted, in March of this year the Federal Trade Commission called for the implementation of a Do Not Track (DNT) system that allows consumers to opt out of the collection of all online behavioral data other than data needed for certain limited purposes, such as preventing fraud. Much of the debate over DNT has been taking place within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which has been convening talks to develop a standard for what it means to honor a consumer’s DNT preference.
According to media reports, advocacy groups are now asking the FTC to become more actively involved in the W3C discussions.
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