Blog Posts Tagged with "Supercookies"


FTC Takes on Super Cookies

December 06, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

The FTC is an increasingly nimble enforcer, with ever shorter news story-to-enforcement action cycles. This approach is consistent with the FTC's stated commitment to take enforcement actions in the areas where the agency believes there is significant non-compliance...

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Congressmen Call for FTC Investigation on Supercookies

September 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“I am very disturbed by news that supercookies are being used to collect vast amounts of information about consumers’ online activities without their knowledge. Companies should not be behaving like supercookie monsters, gobbling up personal, sensitive information without users’ knowledge..."

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Microsoft's Addiction to Collecting Tracking Data

September 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Windows Mobile operating system is clearly sending information that can lead to accurate location information of the mobile device regardless of whether the user allowed it," said Kamkar, who provided the analysis of the tracking methods for Lawyers seeking to establish a class action lawsuit...

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Microsoft Ceases Using Supercookies to Track Users

August 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“We don't really know what they were doing with this information, but it's not obvious what this explanation would be. The burden is on Microsoft to explain how it came to be there and how they used it and what they're going to do to make sure it doesn't happen again..."

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Supercookies: What Websites Know About You

December 11, 2010 Added by:Robert Siciliano

With numerous privacy watchdogs taking this kind of advertising offensively, and the Obama administration now stepping in, we will surely see standards in this kind of marketing practice appear over the next few years...

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