01 Nov '11, 1am

The "Do Not Track Me" Registry: Why We Need It | Care2 Causes

The "Do Not Track Me" Registry: Why We Need It | Care2 Causes

While we assume the surfing and clicking we do around the internet is no one’s business but our own, the reality is that, in a Big Brotherish kind of way, someone is keeping track of our online behavior. Internet marketers and advertising agencies are able to trace the web history of visitors via cookies, small data files that are almost always downloaded onto a user’s — onto your — computer without the user (i.e., you) knowing. To better protect internet users, the Federal Trade Commission proposed the creation of a “Do Not Track” registry in December and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) introduced HR 654, The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 , in the following January. This registry would be similar to the Do Not Call Registry created in 2003. Chairman Joe Leibowitz specifically said that the proposed registry would be a “universally easy-to-use mechanism for consumers that w...

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