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Big Microsoft change means you better double-check your privacy

Big Microsoft change means you better double-check your privacy
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If you buy a new PC or Windows operating system in the future, you better check your privacy settings. That's because Microsoft will no longer enable the Do Not Track feature by default in its Web browsers in the future.

The Do Not Track feature sends out a signal to sites, advertisers and other online entities requesting that they not track your behavior online.

Microsoft first began enabling the Do Not Track signal automatically with Internet Explorer 10. If a customer chose to use Express settings during setup, the feature was turned on for them. Now, it will be up to each individual user to make sure the feature is turned on.

Next page: Why is Microsoft changing its Do Not Track policy?
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