Frenzy Begins Over Cookie Alternative


Blake writes "Frenzy Begins Over Cookie Alternative

While the marketers salivate:

"In fact, the Flash cookie can store a much wider range of information in a user's browser than the traditional cookie, according to John Quarto-vonTivadar, CTO of Future Now Inc. and co-chair of the Web Analytics Association's technology committee.

"SO's can store many orders of magnitude more information than a cookie can and are also not affected by browser settings but by the Flash player settings," said Quarto-vonTivadar. "

Macromedia seems to be on our side ...

"The company has issued a statement advising Web users on how to disable the automatic placement of SOs on their machines."

Read more in the full article

Comments /flashplayer/help/settings_manager03.html#117498Is a link, but I couldn't find the reported (from the primary article) thing posted by Macromedia...-- Ender, Duke_of_URL

Since I'm sending out to my email lists, you can use this as well: Ender, Duke_of_URL

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