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Re: privacy definitions -- was: WebID questions

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 20:09:54 +0200
Message-Id: <D0D84175-41B3-4A17-B1E8-D19D2A344034@opera.com>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, public-privacy list <public-privacy@w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
To add a bit to this point.

Le 18 oct. 2012  09:12, David Singer a crit :
> c) many cookies are nothing to do with privacy


It is more and more rare that you get one cookie for each feature of the site. Now there is one cookie for all features on one domain for performance reasons. 

There is also no common vocabulary across cookies, which makes it impossible to know what does values in cookies.

And finally a cookie is often obfuscated with a simple code with no readable separate values. It is more and more a token.




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Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations, Opera Software
Received on Sunday, 21 October 2012 18:10:36 GMT

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