This really is privacy and data protection week! In Brussels there is the Computers, Privacy & Data Protection
conference and the Commission is soon adopting its proposal for a reform of the European Data Protection legal framework (which I wrote about here
So today, a blog on how I want to ensure privacy and user control when you're browsing online:
in particular, a standard known as "do not track" (DNT) that I hope will have a big role to play for the future of online privacy.
First a bit of background: what is "do not track"
, and why is it so important?