Google finally agrees to offer do-not-track option in Chrome

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Microsoft Internet Explorer has it and so does Firefox. Now Google Chrome will (reluctantly) have it too. The do-not-track option lets the user opt out of allowing their online activity to be tracked. Google decided to add the option as part of an agreement with the United States government.

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Tim Berners-Lee’s Web Index rates countries

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Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has a new pet project that he hopes will shape the Internet of the future.  His project, the “Web Index” measures and ranks over 60 countries on three broad states.  These include: web readiness, such as infrastructure; web use, the quantity of web content available; and web…

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