New Twitter Policy Abandons a Longstanding Privacy Pledge

According to an article by Jacob Hoffman-Andrews in the Electronic Frontier Foundation web site:

Twitter plans to roll out a new privacy policy on June 18, and, with it, is promising to roll back its longstanding commitment to obey the Do Not Track (DNT) browser privacy setting. Instead, the company is switching to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s toothless and broken self-regulatory program. At the same time, the company is taking the opportunity to introduce a new tracking option and two new targeting options, all of which are set to “track and target” by default. These are not the actions of a company that respects people’s privacy choices.

If you use Twitter, you should read the article at: http://bit.ly/2rxyKyF. Better yet, perhaps you shouldn’t use Twitter at all.

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