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Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Feb 22, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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The advertising arm of Google is getting a lot of heat lately about tracking people who use Apple's Safari and Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browsers. Safari does allow for some cookies to be placed on users but only from the site that they’re actually visiting, and Safari is not supposed to accept advertising cookies. There’s now a class action lawsuit against Google from a group of Safari users. Also, another installment of Tech Report Theater.

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An update on The Great Google Cookie Scare of 2012

Feb 22, 2012
What you need to know about how Google may be following you around the web.

The advertising arm of Google is getting a lot of heat lately about tracking people who use Apple’s Safari and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browsers. Safari does allow for some cookies to be placed on users but only from the site that they’re actually visiting, and Safari is not supposed to accept advertising cookies. There’s now a class action lawsuit against Google from a group of Safari users. Also, another installment of Tech Report Theater.

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