My opinion: It will only affect sites and site owners that stick to these privacy rules.
Do Not Track is a technology that enables users to opt out of third-party web tracking, including behavioral advertising. At present a user cannot opt out of many of the hundreds of tracking services and advertising networks; those that do allow opting out each require setting (and not deleting!) an opt-out cookie. Much like the popular Do Not Call registry, Do Not Track provides users with a single, persistent setting to opt out of web tracking
..... continued @ http://donottrack.us/
Example codes for page owners from that site:
If I read the infos & codes correctly: 1 = DoNotTrack
For those that have not tried yet.
Put the code from Marcus' link into a file called "donottrack.js", place it into ./K-Meleon/components, delete the compreg.dat & xpi.dat and test at Edd's link @ browserspy.dk (IMHO the premier site to find what pages can detect about Your browser).
The code works both for 1.6beta2 & 1.5.4.
p.s. @ Marcus: nice find anyway
Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02/03/2011 10:31PM by guenter.