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W3C Appoints Two New Co-Chairs To Do Not Track Working Group

The Do Not Track negotiations that have been taking place between advertisers and privacy advocates took a heavy blow yesterday when the Digital Advertising Alliance announced that it would be leaving the talks. Their departure caused some to wonder if the negotiations could continue without one of its major players, but the W3C has already put those fears to rest. …

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DAA Pulls Out Of Do Not Track Negotiations

The Do Not Track negotiations that have been taking place over the last year between advertisers and consumer advocates haven’t exactly gone over too well. The two sides have found very little common ground, and obstacles threatening to destabilize the talks arose more often than not. Now one of the major stakeholders is calling it quits. This afternoon, the Digital …

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Advertisers’ Proposal Gets Rejected In Latest Do Not Track Negotiations

Earlier this year, the Do Not Track debate ran into a snag as the advertising groups and privacy proponents couldn’t even agree to disagree on a Do Not Track standard. This led to fears that the talks may just fall apart, but both groups were finally able to issue their own Do Not Track recommendations. Unsurprisingly, privacy proponents didn’t like …

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HTML5 Is Now Feature Complete, W3C To Start Focusing On Interoperability

Many people will tell you that HTML5 is the future, while others will say that it’s not going to happen. The biggest proponent of and main architect behind HTML5, the World Wide Web Consortium, insist that HTML5 is the future, and its latest advancement only further helps to prove that point. The W3C recently published the “complete definition of HTML5 …

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Do Not Track Negotiations In Danger Of Breaking Down

Do you remember Do Not Track? There was a big push earlier this year to standardize a method that would allow Internet users to opt out of ad tracking. Privacy advocates and lawmakers welcomed the move, but have yet to make any solid progress on the matter. A new report suggests that progress won’t be made anytime soon either. CNN …

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Google, Apple and Others Team Up To Promote Web Standards

In some ways, the Web is like the lawless Wild West that you see in movies and television. There are no rules or standards for how things operate. Some organizations like W3C have tried to bring some form of order to the Web, but there’s not been a huge concentrated effort on the part of Web companies to standardize the …

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Facebook Updates Ringmark, Changes Coming To Coremob

When someone says open source, the first company to pop in your mind is probably not Facebook. That would be a disservice to the company though as they are pushing open source just like the rest of them. The company started the Coremob W3C Community Group to push Web standards and they open sourced RIngmark, the company’s browser test suite …

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How HTML 5 Really Stacks Up To Incumbent Platforms [Infographic]

HTML 5 is gaining strong industry backing from internet platform and mobile developers, but how does the revised language stack up against current king of the mountain Flash and other Web development platforms? With three years to go before the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) goal of making HTML 5 the new industry standard, the language lags far behind currently …

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