Microsoft explains third-party tracking decision

"We're not saying we have the answer"

Microsoft has explained its thinking behind the Tracking Protection in IE9 – a feature that will "identify and block many forms of undesired tracking" – but admits that it does not want to become involved in creating a blocked list itself.


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