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  1. 7 Stages of “Do Not Track” Grief: A Survival Guide for Analysts & Online Marketers

    Don't stoop to compromising visitor and customer privacy through shady tracking technologies, such as the now notorious “Flash cookies. Do the most to protect your ability to collect anonymous user data by enabling first-party cookies for web...

  2. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    The problem was that users were experiencing reduced functionality, specifically in relation to Facebook and Windows Live, because Safari wouldn’t accept their third-party cookies. Safari, unlike most other browsers, blocks third-party cookies by...

  3. Flash, HTML5 Battle Gets Trendy With Occupy Websites

    It introduces some scary security and privacy issues by way of Flash cookies. The battle between promoters of HTML5 and Flash is trying to coattail on the current popularity of the Occupy movement with two websites: and its counter...

  4. Magnetic Enables Advertisers to Retarget Search Data to Target Audiences Higher Up The Purchase Funnel

    Magnetic does not collect any unique user IDs or cookies; targeting is based off keyword data alone. Usually they are powered by Flash, which can accommodate animation and video, and they are often interruptive and designed to be attention grabbing.

  5. Google Sitelinks - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    This page cookies the user, so on the next visit I was redirected from here immediately to the region I chose. The title used to be "," and there was literally no description because the entire home page content was built in Flash.