Tag: cookies

  • Evercookie: the browser cookie that won’t die

    Geek.com reports of an open-source project that is building a JavaScript API to provide developers with very persistent cookies for user identification. So far it uses 8 mechanisms to store the user id in the browser, ranging from standard cookies to LSO and original methods such as ETags and forced cached auto-generated PNG images. Soon […]

  • Interest-based behavioural targeting cookies: What do they know about you?

    Online privacy is now a hot a topic as it ever was since the introduction of cookies in the early 90s. Cookies enable a website to recall that your browser is the same browser that visited it on previous sessions, and over time this effectively lets the web sites build a list of interest topics […]