Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

Code Known as Flash Cookies Raises Privacy Concerns

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Code Known as Flash Cookies Raises Privacy Concerns

From Tanzina Vega at the New York Times, an overview of how Flash cookies work, how they can be used, and the privacy concerns that have come up as a result. “The technology, so-called Flash cookies, is bringing an increasing number of federal lawsuits against media and technology companies and growing criticism from some privacy advocates who say the software may also allow the companies to create detailed profiles of consumers without their knowledge.”

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