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From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@cruzio.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 11:06:40 -0800
Message-ID: <43D134C0.10303@cruzio.com>
Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> Daniel Veditz <dveditz at cruzio.com> wrote:
> 
>> Can't you say the same about cookies? Many people are up in arms about
>> "tracking" and browsers do provide blocking tools, yet the vast majority
>> of people leave them on and very few sites bother to use the old way of
>> tracking state by passing it as URL query parameters.
> 
> That's because on most sites you're unable to log in with cookies
> disabled. On the other hand, a user who has disabled ping="" doesn't
> lose anything.

The sites which really care won't use ping, just as some force you to
enable cookies. Sites could even measure how many people disable ping if
they're worried.
Received on Friday, 20 January 2006 11:06:40 UTC

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