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FF4me

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The Secret Recipe Behind Undeletable Cookies

Man reveals secret recipe behind undeletable cookies
New and improved cookie 'respawning' revealed

A privacy researcher has revealed the evil genius behind a for-profit web analytics service capable of following users across more than 500 sites, even when all cookie storage was disabled and sites were viewed using a browser's privacy mode.


PrntRhd
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Already posted in Tuesday Morning links


OZO
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Thank you for posting.

Additional details on ETags and how they could be used to track users are here - KISSMETRICS RESPAWNING VIA CACHE/ETAGS.
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