Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome

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Google has included support for the Do Not Track privacy setting in its latest Chrome developer build, which was released today. Do Not Track — which aims to help users opt out of being tracked across Web sites for the purposes of targeted advertising — is contentious and still somewhat theoretical. But since Chrome is close to becoming the world’s most-used browser, if it’s not already, its support for DNT is pretty important. Of all the major browser providers, Google had moved the slowest on Do Not Track, but had earlier this year agreed at the request of the Obama Administration that it would implement DNT.

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