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How To Stop Tracking Cookies?


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#1 Dialga

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 04:53 AM

I'm just sick of them now cant stand them i mean just think about it How would you like to be recorded what you do on the internet from some low spying company? is there anyway i can block them?

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 11:15 AM

If you use Firefox, you can set the Privacy tab to accept cookies, but designate how long to keep each of them as they are encountered (and then keep them only for the current session).
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Edited by jgweed, 19 April 2008 - 11:15 AM.

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 12:08 PM

Cookies are not only used for tracking purposes; they are also used for content management and customization purposes. Some websites, such as Amazon.com, use cookies to track those products you may be interested in, and deliver content based on those products. Other websites (such as this one) use cookies to store passwords. Sometimes they are used to remember custom configurations for websites.

How would you like to be recorded what you do on the internet from some low spying company?

Your ISP knows everywhere you visit on the web. ISP's have the ability to tailor content based on your habits also. It's really no different.

#4 Dialga

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 06:24 PM

hmmmm... yes that is one way but how to block those exact cookies i just don't like the idea of people looking what you do it's just like spyware but the stuff that can't do anything to your PC but look what you do on the net :huh:

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 12:22 PM

as jgweed said, with firefox you can do it

tools -> options
privacy tab
then, under 'Cookies' click Exceptions
type in the site from which you don't want cookies and click block

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 01:30 PM

Cookie Wall works with Vista....I have it on all my machines:
http://www.analogx.com/contents/download/network/cookie.htm

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Posted 27 April 2008 - 09:58 PM

thanks ill give it a try sorry for the late post i have been away for a while




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