Twitter Implements Do Not Track Privacy Option

[Another big privacy / security win for Twitter][link]. They’re using a new feature in Firefox called, appropriately, “[Do Not Track][dnt]”:

>Do Not Track is a step toward putting you in control of the way your information is collected and used online. Do Not Track is a feature in Firefox that allows you to let a website know you would like to opt-out of third-party tracking for purposes including behavioral advertising. It does this by transmitting a Do Not Track HTTP header every time your data is requested from the Web.

Can anyone even imagine Facebook doing this? I hope this finds its way into WebKit. [“Do Not Track” is also available as an option in Safari 5.2, which is available to developers right now.][safari] (thanks, [Jesper][jesp])

[link]: “Twitter Implements Do Not Track Privacy Option –”
[dnt]: “Do Not Track”
[safari]: “Safari 5.2 adds privacy settings, website alerts”
[jesp]: “STMNTS”

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