This is an awesome news: Do-Not-Track (DNT) feature has finally landed in the latest Chromium build (Version 23.0.1266.0 (156627))! DNT has been implemented in all other major browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera. On the other hand, the Firefox for Android is the only mobile browser having option to set DNT HTTP header to ask web servers to opt-out of the behavioral tracking. Moreover, Microsoft has already announced to turn-on DNT by default in IE10.
As of now, this feature is live only in the most recent Chromium build, and will arrive soon in canary & dev channels. Users of stable release channel should get this feature by the end of this year. Such users can install this Chrome extension which implements the same functionality easily.
Google said on this feature addition, “We undertook to honor an agreement on DNT that the industry reached with the White House early this year.”. Google had promised to implement DNT support in Chrome in accordance with the Privacy Bill of Rights in USA.
Related: What is Do Not Track?