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They already had started ignoring IE requests because they were set “on” by default. In their defense, Do Not Track isn’t a universally respected standard. It is more like a request when you visit a site. I do think it is enlightening that in response to visitors request, Yahoo is saying, “We don’t care that you are asking us explicitly not to track you, we are going to do it anyway to make more money off of you.” This does make me resent Yahoo, and I will avoid all of their sites as a result, but I don’t use a lot of Yahoo sites anyway. I think that is part of Yahoo’s calculation; People that know what DNT is probably don’t spend a lot of time on Yahoo anyway.