Microsoft Edge gets ‘Tracking Prevention’ feature


Microsoft Edge

Microsoft introduced today a new feature to its new Chromium-based Edge browser that it calls Tracking Prevention.

As the name implies, the new feature can be used to block tracking scripts loaded by aggresive online advertisers and web analytics firms.

The feature is currently only available in Microsoft Edge Insiders preview builds. Microsoft says the feature still needs work, but it’s rolling it out in the current in-dev stage so it can get useful feedback from users and accelerate its development.

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