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RE: [Moderator Action] IE6 and Cookies

From: Stephen Howard-Sarin <Stephen.Howard-Sarin@cnet.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 15:45:52 -0800
Message-ID: <DA2AA1B1B8029D47A9ED792B8E4DC0A00236C6EE@zdnet02.zdz.cnwk>
To: "'Rigo Wenning'" <rigo@w3.org>, "'Mark Gangi'" <markg@mail.com>
Cc: "'www-p3p-policy@w3.org'" <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>

>> Can I create a p3p file on my site that will allow 3rd party
>> cookies to be dropped, or is the only way to get around this to have
>> these 3rd party sites become p3p compliant (something that I don't have
>> any control over)?  

> So the only way here is to convince the third party-sites to use P3P.
> Otherwise, you would have to set the privacy-level to very low on all
> browsers as this way, no cookies are blocked anymore. But this also
> means, that the privacy protection is disabled.

Or you set IE6 to allow cookies from the specific sites in question. That would leave the normal privacy features intact, but still permit access to these 3rd-party, cookie-required sites.

Stephen Howard-Sarin
CNET Networks' ZDNet.com
Received on Thursday, 31 January 2002 18:46:24 UTC

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