EU Official 'Concerned' About W3C's Privacy Delay

Internet standard-setters are watering down a tool that is supposed to help Web users hide their data from companies, the EU's Internet chief, Neelie Kroes, will say. Neelie Kroes set companies meeting under the banner of a standard-setting body called the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) a June deadline -- which they missed -- to develop a better version of Do Not Track, a tool that would prevent the companies from collecting such data.