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third-party cookies


Google's AdID to take a bite out of third-party cookies

Much the way Apple took the reins of advertising on iOS with iAd, Google has a plan to replace third-party advertiser-tracking cookies with a proprietary identifier called AdID.

By September 17, 2013


Firefox patch to block third-party advertising cookies

New policy will prevent ad networks from tracking users' browser activity, a move one ad exec called a "nuclear first strike."

By February 24, 2013


Disable third-party cookies in IE, Firefox, and Google Chrome

They aren't the only way advertisers and other companies track us, but third-party cookies are the most prevalent Web-tracking technology. Their benefit to users is questionable.

By March 14, 2011


Firefox readies tougher stance on cookies

A future release of the browser blocks third-party cookies by default on desktops, ignoring advertiser complaints, while both desktops and Android Firefox get several under-the-hood improvements.

By April 10, 2013


Ad group: New Firefox cookie plan will boost spam

The Interactive Advertising Bureau blasted plans for Firefox to block third-party cookies by default, a move designed to better reflect user privacy concerns.

By March 12, 2013


How to improve security in Firefox, Chrome, and IE

Block third-party cookies, delete your history on exit, and restrict JavaScript in Firefox and Chrome, but don't bother enabling do-not-track until the feature actually works.

By May 6, 2013


How to know who is tracking your Web activities

The free Ghostery add-on for Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, and Opera tells you which third-party sites placed a tracking cookie in your browser when the current page opened and lets you block cookies selectively.

By November 1, 2011


TruEffect dumps ad cookies in marketer's lap

TruEffect launches DirectServe ad service that sends ad cookies to advertisers, not third-party ad servers.

By January 29, 2008


Updated cookie-alert software released for IE 5.5

Microsoft issues a software patch for its latest Web browser that tells customers when third-party Web sites try to place "cookies" on their computers for tracking purposes.

By August 31, 2000