San Francisco, CA, March 1, 2012 – Maxthon, a global software and web services company, announced today it will support Do Not Track (DNT) on all of its forthcoming desktop, mobile and Android tablet browsers, the first of which will be released in two weeks.
“Privacy is a top priority for Maxthon, and Do Not Track is a crucial tool for consumers,” says Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon. “Maxthon has always made privacy a top priority, and we hope that fast tracking Do Not Track encourages more committed support from both browser creators and advertising networks. People should have the right to be left along when online.”
Implementing Do Not Track firmly puts Maxthon in the category of companies that put consumer privacy ahead of profit.
“Maxthon is proud to join the likes of the Mozilla Foundation and the Digital Advertising Alliance in its early support for Do Not Track,” says Karl Mattson, GM of Maxthon International/Chief of Product Development. “Moreover, our commitment to Do Not Track is deep and sincere. We will make it easier to find and enable Do Not Track, unlike others that have nominally supported it to this point, like Apple. In keeping with this longstanding tradition of browsers that put the user first, in terms of features and convenience, Maxthon is proud to defend Do Not Track. If you want to enjoy the full power of the web, try Maxthon.”
Headquartered in Beijing, Maxthon Ltd. is an innovative software company and developer of superior web browsers which continue to set new standards for simplicity, speed and security. Each month more than 130,000,000 people use Maxthon’s web browser in 120 countries across the world. Maxthon also brings its best-of-breed browsing to the Android platform for mobile devices and tablet computers. For more information about Maxthon please visit www.maxthon.com.
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