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Microsoft disables 'supercookies' used on MSN.com visitors


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#1 Allan

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Posted 19 August 2011 - 08:14 AM

Computerworld - Microsoft said it has disabled an online tracking technology that, according to a Stanford University researcher, allowed the company to sneakily track users on MSN.com -- even after they deleted their browser cookies and other identifiers.

In an emailed comment Thursday, Mike Hintze, Microsoft's associate general counsel, said the company took "immediate action" when it learned about the presence of so-called "supercookies" on its networks from Stanford University researcher Jonathan Mayer.

Full story here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9219312/Microsoft_disables_supercookies_used_on_MSN.com_visitors?taxonomyId=17






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Posted 19 August 2011 - 09:19 AM

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