The Wall Street Journal recently changed its privacy policy to enable browser tracking by default.

"It brazenly confirmed yesterday: 'The Wall Street Journal revised its website privacy policy on Tuesday [27 September] to allow the site to connect personally identifiable information with web-browsing data without user consent,'" writes The Register's Kelly Fiveash.

"Until this change, the paper had stated 'it would obtain 'express affirmative consent' to combine personal data with 'click stream information' culled from the website,'" Fiveash writes. "But that's a thing of the past."

Go to "Murdoch organ intrudes into readers' private places" to read the details.

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