Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Apache HTTP Server set to ignore IE10 Do Not Track request

Sep 10, 2012, 23:00 (1 Talkback[s])

Apache HTTP Server is the world's most popular web server, and the patch - named "Apache does not tolerate deliberate abuse of open standards" by its creator Roy Fielding - will effectively ignore the header even if the actual choice was made by a human.

"The only reason DNT exists is to express a non-default option. That's all it does. It does not protect anyone's privacy unless the recipients believe it was set by a real human being, with a real preference for privacy over personalization," explained Fielding, who is one of the founders of the Apache HTTP Server Project but also a scientist at Adobe and one of the editors of the DNT standard.

Complete Story

Related Stories: