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"tiny Url" And Tracking Cookies


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#1 ras60

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Posted 17 June 2007 - 08:16 PM

Does "tinyurl.com" put tracking cookies on my computer?
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Edited by ras60, 17 June 2007 - 08:16 PM.


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Posted 18 June 2007 - 04:05 PM

Yes

Edit: That is, as long as you make cookies allowable.

Edited by Animal, 18 June 2007 - 04:08 PM.

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#3 jgweed

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Posted 18 June 2007 - 07:22 PM

Depending on your browser, you can usually change the default so that you must give permission for a site to set a cookie. This avoids worries about sites you do not know putting cookies on your computer.
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