Advertisters scared as internet giants look to cut cookies out of their diets

Nov 8, 2013
The online trackers used by advertising companies may be a thing of the past.

Firefox cuts back on the cookies

Jun 27, 2013
Firefox moved forward with a plan last week to automatically block third party cookies. As you might guess, advertisers, who rely on those little crumbs of code, aren't happy.

What do Girl Scouts learn from selling cookies?

Mar 9, 2012
It's Girl Scout cookie season and you know what that means: Swaths of girls and parents hawking Thin Mints and Do-Si-Dos in supermarket parking lots and workplaces across the country. But what's the real lesson here?
Courtesy Girlscouts.org

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.

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.

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....

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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...

SUPER COOKIES

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...

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....