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Re: Logging out from Facebook

From: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 18:38:14 +0100
Message-ID: <CAOQs=+NZhk3oCMJEApW+J+k247-1vA51ab=6p5vThjzeL98f6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Cc: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Don't most browsers provide an option to disable third party cookies, i.e.
those set by embedded components from other domains? I would have thought
this would prevent tracking via like buttons and ads.
On 25 Sep 2011 15:49, "Noah Mendelsohn" <nrm@arcanedomain.com> wrote:
> As a partial workaround, I note that Firefox has an option in its privacy
> settings to delete cookies whenever the browser is closed. Am I right in
> assuming that this will indeed effectively "log one out"?
> I agree with the Jeni that the issue she raises is troubling, and there
> a number of annoying consequences to such bulk deletion of cookies, but
> option is there and can sometimes be useful.
> Noah
Received on Sunday, 25 September 2011 17:38:50 UTC

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