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Re: P3P and Cookies

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 11:46:48 +0100
To: Erich Rockman <erich@mail.jandr.com>
Cc: "'www-p3p-public-comments@w3.org'" <www-p3p-public-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20011120114647.A517@localhost>
Dear M. Rockman, 

please look at the description of the settings at Microsoft[1]
for more information. It seems like your policy is not matching
the high security preferences in IE6. Another cause might be,
that you have still an old cookie on your computer...

  1. http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q283/1/85.ASP


Rigo Wenning            W3C/INRIA
Policy Analyst          Privacy Activity Lead
mail:rigo@w3.org        2004, Routes des Lucioles
http://www.w3.org/      F-06902 Sophia Antipolis

On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 04:59:23PM -0500, Erich Rockman wrote:
> I am using a session cookie to maintain the "state" on my site. When the
> user comes to the site, I send a session cookie called IWSessionID that
> contains a long number. Each of my application servers are "registered" with
> the application so that the first 12 digits of this session cookie are
> mapped to a specific application server. This is the method that the
> architecture uses to keep you on a specific application server.
> I created a policy and a compact policy (in the form of a P3P header) as
> well and included the name of the Cookie (IWSessionID). However, when I set
> my browser's privacy preferences to High, I keep getting blocked. What am I
> missing?
> Having IE Allow this cookie is essential to my site functioning correctly.
> Thanks in advance for the input.
Received on Tuesday, 20 November 2001 05:48:57 UTC

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