Microsoft Makes “Do Not Track” IE10 Default Setting

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer’s default setting will soon be to block tracking by third-party advertisers, as its Chief Privacy Officer explained “consumers should be empowered to make an informed choice.”  Advertisers, however, are fuming over the move, with IAB President Randall Rothenberg asserting that ”a default setting that automatically blocks content violates the consumer’s right to choose.”  Currently…