'Do Not Track' Feasible, Practical
Do Not Track allows us to veto tracking by third parties, who are welcome to respond by offering cash-for-data. It creates a market mechanism for negotiating over privacy preferences.
Jonathan Mayer responds to criticisms of the proposals: "Do Not Track raises issues of both technology and policy; it is essential to draw a sharp dividing line between the two. The concerns that Commissioner Rosch expresses relate to business impact. There is now widespread consensus that Do Not Track, implemented as an HTTP header, is 'technically feasible.' ...Do Not Track allows users to veto third-party tracking; third parties are welcome to respond by offering cash-for-data deals. One of the advantages of Do Not Track is that it creates a market mechanism for negotiating over privacy preferences."
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Thinking your life is worthwhile is correlated with a variety of positive outcomes.
- A new study finds that adults who feel their lives are meaningful have better health and life outcomes.
- Adults who felt their lives were worthwhile tended to be more social and had healthier habits.
- The findings could be used to help improve the health of older adults.
Even when they suffer costs in doing so.
- It's commonly thought that the suppression of female sexuality is perpetuated by either men or women.
- In a new study, researchers used economics games to observe how both genders treat sexually-available women.
- The results suggests that both sexes punish female promiscuity, though for different reasons and different levels of intensity.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, explains his plan for success.
- Jeff Bezos had a clear vision for Amazon.com from the start.
- He was inspired by a statistic he learned while working at a hedge fund: In the '90s, web usage was growing at 2,300% a year.
- Bezos explains why books, in particular, make for a perfect item to sell on the internet.
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