Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Where Google Others Crossed the Line on Safari Privacy

Last week's online privacy fracas-of-the-week was about the revelation that Google (and other advertisers) had learned to circumvent Safari's settings to let third-party cookies track users more easily.

Apple's browser's default setting messes with the way advertisers track users. The gist is this: Cookies are set by the site you're on, but some allow third-party sites to set a tracking cookie through them. That's how advertisers (like Google) pe


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