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« on: July 27, 2010, 07:33:49 PM »

Thought this was an interesting article:  http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/07/zombie-cookies-lawsuit/

If you've ever tried to set your Flash privacy settings, it's one of the most counterintuitive processes I've seen, seemingly designed to confuse and thwart users from properly limiting the sharing of their information.  I'm usually not a fan of these big shotgun-effect lawsuits, but I think I like this one.
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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 02:49:06 PM »

I agree, especially considering the nefarious nature of bringing real cookies back to life that the user expressly wanted cleaned and gone  Police
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010, 07:32:48 PM »

Sounds like something I would have done. Clever, albeit pretty naughty.

Probably best that there's a suit to discourage that sort of behavior.
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