Microsoft Brings Tracking Prevention To Its Edge Browser
Friday June 28, 2019. 12:00 PM , from Slashdot
Microsoft is testing features that block companies from tracking you across different websites in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Engadget reports: Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on Windows can try it by enabling a browser flag (enter - 'edge://flags#edge-tracking-prevention' in the address bar) then restarting. Once it's on, there are three different levels of blocking, with intentions to filter out only known malicious trackers, some third-party trackers that are used for ad targeting or all third-party tracking entirely. Microsoft demonstrated the feature at its Build 2019 event earlier this year, so even if you're not in that test group you can get a peek at it right here.
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