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third-party cookies

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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

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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

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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

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Microsoft reportedly wants to replace the cookie

The company is working a tracking technology that would extend to mobile devices and the Xbox, says AdAge. But will the cookie crumble away without a fight?

By October 10, 2013

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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

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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

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Ad group blasts cookie-privacy project from Mozilla, Stanford

Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO Randall Rothenberg calls the effort to determine which cookies should be blocked or allowed a "Kangaroo Cookie Court" that will hurt small Internet publishers.

By June 26, 2013

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What Britons need to know about U.K. 'cookie law'

Let's be honest, the U.K. has made a right hash-up of implementing the cookie law from start to finish. It came into force Saturday. Here's everything you need to know.

By May 27, 2012

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Campaigns chew on cookies to see if you watch porn

Both the Romney and Obama campaigns are reportedly going to be calling you, armed with a huge knowledge of what you do and where you go online.

By October 14, 2012

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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