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Re: cookiedemosite.eu

From: David Remahl <david@remahl.se>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 19:03:01 -0700
Cc: 'Rigo Wenning' <rigo@w3.org>, "'public-privacy (W3C mailing list)'" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-id: <851832B6-74BB-4F49-A616-06C3CCE5B63C@remahl.se>
To: Sören Preibusch <Soeren.Preibusch@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Oct 7, 2011 kl. 3:44 PM skrev Sören Preibusch:

> I guess this site demonstrates well how bad cookie practices are penalised by the "cookie directive". A site that sets a single cookie for each preference key-value-pair clearly has an issue.

From a privacy perspective, this approach is much preferable to storing a user identifier in a cookie and persisting the state on the server. It is also relatively transparent (good) and allows fine-grained control and auditing of retention/expiry/content (good) compared to serializing all settings into a single cookie.

/ David
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