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Apple is disabling Safari’s Do Not Track feature

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Apple is disabling Safari’s Do Not Track feature

Why disabling Safari’s Do Not Track feature is the right thing to do

Apple introduced support for Do Not Track (DNT) in iOS 7 but removed the feature in Safari 12.1.
The problem with DNT is that the signal it sends to websites, analytics firms, plug-in makers, and ad networks is a voluntary request and can be ignored.

What can we do?

There are several ways to limit the information you provide:

Use the DuckDuckGo Privacy browser.
Switch to the DuckDuckGo search engine in Safari.

Ensure you use ‘Prevent cross-site tracking’.
Review Apple’s own privacy guides.
Take a look at our macOS and iOS security guides.
Turn off third-party cookies. (NB: Some sites and services may cease to function.)

February 10th, 2019|