It wasn’t just Safari. Google bypasses IE security too

Feb 21, 2012
I'm sure the fact that these companies are rivals have nothing to do with these complaints.
Posted In: apple, Microsoft, Google, safari, internet explorer, cookies

What advertisers are learning about you online

Jan 23, 2012
A new book explores the digital trail you leave behind online and what advertising companies are able to determine from it. Also, tablets and readers spike up dramatically.
Posted In: Google, cookies, search, advertising

Facebook caves

Sep 28, 2011
A couple days ago, we reported on how, under Facebook's new arrangement, the company will track your activities online EVEN IF you've logged out....
Posted In: cookies, Facebook

Facebook is still watching you even when you're logged out

Sep 26, 2011
Along with Facebook's big redesign has come some new scrutiny on exactly how the company is following you around the internet. According to some...
Posted In: cookies, Facebook, privacy


Aug 18, 2011
Super cookies? Super cookies! We all know what internet cookies are by now, right? Little packets of data that a website stores on your computer...
Posted In: cookies, hulu, msn

Stop following me.

Aug 4, 2011
Wired is reporting that a new lawsuit filed in California alleges that tracking software from web analytics firm KISSmetrics violates privacy laws....
Posted In: cookies, privacy, security, spotify

Security flaws at LinkedIn

May 23, 2011
Security flaws will eventually get around to everyone: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Sizzler, Play-Doh, your grandma, Jupiter. This time up it's...
Posted In: cookies, linkedin, security, your dad

Websites ditch cookies

Nov 9, 2010
The Wall Street Journal reports on the move of major websites to get rid of technologies that track users, like cookies. MSNBC, The Huffington Post...
Posted In: cookies, Entertainment, i don't like you all the time, privacy, search, security, Web Culture