AVG Adds Do Not Track Feature to Free and Paid Antivirus Software

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biggiebob12345

How is this not the same as the Do Not Track+ addon for FF?

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bobla90042

I use Ghostery to stop websites from tracking me. Free, seems to work great.

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themohawkadmin

I second that. It's now one of my default addons that I always have installed. A few sites seem to break every now and then, but overall it works great.

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Rajliv

I don't like AVG

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LatiosXT

Why do I see this as the future trend in internet security software? And I mean, used in such a way it becomes a hip marketing term?

I mean it's good, but at the same time I feel like it's the "cool" thing to do.

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Ghok

Don't concern yourself too much over what is cool or what isn't cool.

This type of thing is becoming trendy because people have a real concern about their internet privacy.

I think I get what you're saying though. With software, you get a lot of people buying things they aren't really all that informed about. Sometimes marketing buzzwords are what sells the product, and it can get to a point where the term becomes meaningless.

I find tracking to be altogether stupid, though I don't really try to stop it. I tend to get a lot of ads based on what the computer thinks I'm into, and it's really not accurate. The only time it seems to get things right is when to advertises a store that I've already bought something from.

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