Setting Do Not Track in Internet Explorer

Twitter recently announced that their software will, by default, abide by the ‘Do Not Track’ setting withint browsers.

‘Do Not Track’ is a fairly new initiative to give people control over how their online activities are tracked.

With your browser set to ‘Do Not Track’ twitter will automatically set your options so that no tracking cookies are used and you will not receive targetted suggestions.

But, how do you set your browser to ‘Do Not Track’.

Firstly see the twitter ariticle at: 

https://support.twitter.com/articles/20169453#

How to set other browsers can be found within this article as well as how to set IE to do not track:

http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Browser/DoNotTrack/Default.html

Scroll down to the To express your preference not to be tracked in IE9 section and select the Click here to add an empty Tracking Protection list

Click Add list.

You can check installation under Tools, Tracking Protection…

You should see the following to indicate Do Not Track is on:

That’s it – any sites like the enlightened Twitter will abide by this setting.

 

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Author: James

IT Manager - Network, Web coding, MS SQL and Online Mapping expert

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