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Boomer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-05 07:56 AM
Response to Reply #58
59. Then you don't have the right privacy setting
Edited on Fri Dec-30-05 08:10 AM by Boomer
There are a number of different levels that prevent cookies from being set on your computer from third-party servers all the way down to blocking any cookie at all. So choose the level of security that you want and don't forget to delete the cookies in your cache.
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  -Cookies: The insidious mysteries revealed Boomer  Dec-29-05 10:06 PM   #0 
  - You are missing the point-it is not legal for the NSA or the White House  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 10:10 PM   #1 
  - No, I'm NOT missing the point  Boomer   Dec-29-05 10:17 PM   #8 
     - The government has an obligation to make sure that all, including  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 10:20 PM   #12 
     - I don't disagree  Boomer   Dec-29-05 10:34 PM   #22 
        - For me, it's overload from a government that is not accountable  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 10:39 PM   #24 
           - For me, it's a job hazard and persistent nightmare  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:00 PM   #31 
              - I go back to the point that was made in the Video from CNN today  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 11:09 PM   #35 
              - Our Company Requires All Code to be Code-Reviewed Before Checkin  AndyTiedye   Dec-29-05 11:34 PM   #42 
                 - I've heard rumours of places that do that  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:50 PM   #46 
     - This is the NSA we're talking about, not some rinky dink web shop.  bananas   Dec-29-05 10:59 PM   #30 
        - Seriously?  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:08 PM   #34 
           - I agree with you about the programming aspect but then the NSA  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 11:25 PM   #39 
              - Yeah, major oops  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:29 PM   #40 
              - Gov't web sites typically are low priority items. What they may say about  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 03:38 AM   #50 
                 - Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a  bananas   Dec-30-05 01:34 PM   #62 
                    - Yes, it's referenced but have you read it? OMB promulgated policy  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 03:32 PM   #68 
                       - (v) Office of Management and Budget Responsibilities  bananas   Dec-30-05 04:57 PM   #71 
                          - No it's not automatically the case that a violation of policy is a  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 06:51 PM   #72 
                             - Good luck  bananas   Dec-30-05 08:00 PM   #73 
                                - Brandt cites another policy & procedure doc, not Fed regulations.  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 09:55 PM   #81 
                                   - The Privacy Act itself makes them illegal - deal with it.  bananas   Dec-31-05 07:41 AM   #84 
  - yeah  lostexpectation   Dec-29-05 10:11 PM   #2 
  - I don't agree this muddies the water, it shows that the same principle  liveoaktx   Dec-29-05 10:14 PM   #5 
  - Well said  alpaca   Dec-29-05 10:12 PM   #3 
  - Good post ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:14 PM   #4 
  - Thank you.  Gormy Cuss   Dec-30-05 11:54 AM   #60 
  - Thank you.  Ms. Toad   Dec-30-05 08:10 PM   #74 
  - but what if that "small piece of information" is an executable file?  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 10:15 PM   #6 
  - Cookies can't do that n/t  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:16 PM   #7 
  - . .. and more doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 10:20 PM   #13 
     - And the moon is made of green cheese ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:24 PM   #15 
        - To support your argument let me quote Napoleon Dynamite.... "Idiots"(n/t)  MazeRat7   Dec-29-05 10:26 PM   #16 
           - We need a "smiley" of that ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:28 PM   #19 
  - And what if pigs could fly over no-fly zones?  Boomer   Dec-29-05 10:19 PM   #11 
     - Maybe the CIA has its own definition of cookie  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 10:22 PM   #14 
     - There was a thread ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:27 PM   #17 
        - Did you ever see the publicity film of the guy eating Agent Orange?  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 10:32 PM   #20 
        - The mind boggles...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:36 PM   #23 
        - Maybe in your world Microsoft and the CIA operate transparently  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 10:41 PM   #26 
           - Look ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 10:53 PM   #29 
              - Nearly every PC runs on MS software, so nearly everyone  dailykoff   Dec-29-05 11:30 PM   #41 
                 - Get this through your head ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 11:41 PM   #43 
                    - Note that I said vulnerable,  dailykoff   Dec-30-05 01:17 AM   #47 
        - NOT from cookies  kineta   Dec-30-05 01:46 PM   #64 
        - My illusions have been shattered  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:48 PM   #45 
     - What if they upgrade to a bisquit?  MadisonProgressive   Dec-30-05 02:42 PM   #67 
  - Sigh... your right - but your wasting your time trying to explain...  MazeRat7   Dec-29-05 10:17 PM   #9 
  - The ones with the chocolate chips and nuts  Dr.Phool   Dec-29-05 10:18 PM   #10 
  - Cookies can store info like  Gman   Dec-29-05 10:28 PM   #18 
  - Not that I can find. n/t  Ms. Toad   Dec-30-05 08:15 PM   #75 
  - Yeah I guess that's why doubleclick, esomniture, 2o7, etc go to  BlueEyedSon   Dec-29-05 10:33 PM   #21 
  - You DO know what a tracking cookie is right?  tkmorris   Dec-29-05 10:41 PM   #25 
  - DoubleClick is truly evil  Boomer   Dec-29-05 10:47 PM   #28 
  - OK I get what you are saying  tkmorris   Dec-29-05 11:07 PM   #33 
  - Change your settings  simmer65   Dec-29-05 11:04 PM   #32 
  - That's sound advice  tkmorris   Dec-29-05 11:11 PM   #36 
  - Welcome to DU!!!  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 11:17 PM   #37 
  - But DoubleClick was not just a site cookie. Tracking across domains  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 02:49 AM   #48 
     - But DoubleClick only works with sites that collude  Boomer   Dec-30-05 05:18 AM   #53 
        - Yes. Thanks for putting it more clearly than I did. n/t  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 06:33 AM   #57 
  - I agree with you  Maestro   Dec-29-05 10:44 PM   #27 
  - I'd bet good money...  Boomer   Dec-29-05 11:19 PM   #38 
     - Does such a law exist?  RoyGBiv   Dec-29-05 11:42 PM   #44 
        - I found some policy docs with guidelines on the OMB website here:  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 03:40 AM   #51 
        - The law has existed since 1974: Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a  bananas   Dec-30-05 01:37 PM   #63 
           - And the section banning website cookies?  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 03:38 PM   #69 
  - These cookies are not just a bag of Oreos....  ngGale   Dec-30-05 03:10 AM   #49 
  - Article on "How Internet Cookies Work" on the How Stuff Works site  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 03:45 AM   #52 
  - Yesterday's NYTimes  H2O Man   Dec-30-05 06:20 AM   #56 
  - If the cookie can't be accessed at all if I disable cookies in my...  NNN0LHI   Dec-30-05 06:15 AM   #54 
  - Is this a hypothetical?  Boomer   Dec-30-05 06:19 AM   #55 
     - No, in my advanced privacy settings I have cookies blocked...  NNN0LHI   Dec-30-05 07:17 AM   #58 
        - Then you don't have the right privacy setting  Boomer   Dec-30-05 07:56 AM   #59 
        - Terminology ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-30-05 12:33 PM   #61 
        - Storing a password is different from accepting cookies  Ms. Toad   Dec-30-05 08:24 PM   #76 
  - COMLETE RUBBISH.  Brundle_Fly   Dec-30-05 02:10 PM   #65 
  - Okay  mrfrapp   Dec-30-05 02:35 PM   #66 
  - Thank you for your sane and reasonable answer!!  progressivebydesign   Dec-30-05 08:32 PM   #79 
     - Privacy advocates Smith and Brandt do not allege that NSA cookies  Garbo 2004   Dec-30-05 10:06 PM   #82 
     - we'll never know  Brundle_Fly   Dec-31-05 01:40 AM   #83 
     - Cookies can't do that  mrfrapp   Dec-31-05 08:31 AM   #85 
  - I have to admit, I find it hard to get excited over this one  union_maid   Dec-30-05 03:47 PM   #70 
  - Then you're not paying attention.  progressivebydesign   Dec-30-05 08:34 PM   #80 
  - Not Web Bugs. Web bugs are different..  patrioticliberal   Dec-30-05 08:26 PM   #77 
  - There are cookies and there are cookies.  progressivebydesign   Dec-30-05 08:29 PM   #78 
 

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