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Old 04-09-2014, 02:53 PM
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Debunking some myths about cookies.

These are all well worth a read.


Read this one first because it contains a good explanation of the difference between site cookies and third party cookies.



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Old 04-09-2014, 08:36 PM
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Excellent links Paul!

This final paragraph from your third link especially informative for those who insist on deleting all their cookies each and every time they shut down for the night, which we always say is "overkill" ;
Removing cookies can bring about a lot of bothersome advertisements. Advertisers install cookies so users will see a pop-ad only when visiting websites. You can expect to encounter more ads if you delete cookies regularly.
Here is another link worth a read;


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