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iOS 12.2 Will Remove ‘Do Not Track’ Option

[2019-02-07 13:40:59]

In the next update of iOS and macOS Apple will remove the Do Not Track option from Safari. This is okay. Removed support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable. Before I see a headline from Forbes titled “iOS 12.2 Has a Nasty Surprise” let me say that removing Do Not Track is good. It never did anything anyway because obeying it was completely voluntary. Which of course means that every website ignored it. And now it can be used to fingerprint your browser. Good riddance.

iOS 12.2 Will Remove ‘Do Not Track’ Option


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