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Yahoo starts to use web beacons!


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#1 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 12:00 AM

I dont know if you have read but yahoo is now using web beacons. I use the free yahoo mail but when I read this Im now going over to gmail fully!

But you may ask if you need to stop using Yahoo?

I am but if you want to know more please read here at the Gladiator forums for more info:
More info Click here!

I hope this has helped a few of you......... :thumbsup:

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#2 phawgg

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 12:59 AM

Good find, CGM3. A well presented reply to a question I hadn't even thought about or asked, but certainly fits into the security issues we concern ourselves with, eh?
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patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 09:08 AM

You have the option to "opt out."
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#4 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 10:12 AM

Yes you do thats just it. But I still say stay away. In my opinion. Yeah You guys are mods now I guess your able to move it if its not in the correct area.

Maybe this will alert someone........

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 11:08 AM

You have the option to "opt out."
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where?

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 07:36 PM

Go to "My account."
About half way down in your profile, right under the alternate Email addresses, is an "edit your marketing preferences." Uncheck everything in sight. Don't forget to "save changes."
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Posted 02 January 2005 - 07:28 AM

Oh, I knew that, I was wondering about turning off those 'web beacons'




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