Firefox Explores the Possibility of Surfing Anonymously

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    Firefox could be the first browser to make sure you don't get tracked.

    In the age when user privacy is one of the biggest issues facing Internet users, Mozilla is set to please its loyal fan base.

    The makers of the Firefox Internet browser are exploring the possibility of giving users the ability to further control their privacy.

    A new version of Firefox could come with a do-not-track feature. But the ability to anonymously surf the web could pose problems for websites that are dependent advertisers, who want more and more information to target their ads to web browsers.

    User privacy on the Internet has become a hot button issue in the wake of allegations that tech giants,  such as , have not done enough to protect their users' identities.

    Later this week, a subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives will discuss proposals for do-not-track features on software.