|[bad] delicious new terms 4. cookies will be used for targeted ad!||Hugo Roy||6/20/12 10:02 AM|
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|Re: [bad] delicious new terms 4. cookies will be used for targeted ad!||Michiel de Jong||6/20/12 10:52 AM|
yeah, cookies are evil. to be fair, iirc we gave points to twitter for explicitly stating that you may disable cookies, and that some of the functionality will still work, but maybe not everything.
'personalize the service for you' is a euphemism for profiling. allowing third party cookies is really evil, but afaik, 49 out of the 50 biggest websites do set cookies, and a lot of them set cookies for third-parties.
|Re: [bad] delicious new terms 4. cookies will be used for targeted ad!||Hugo Roy||6/20/12 11:02 AM|
Le mercredi 20 juin 2012 à 19:52 +0200, Michiel de Jong a écrit :
> yeah, cookies are evil. to be fair, iirc we gave points to twitter forAfter our discussion I re-considered the twitter point:
→ Twitter does not require cookies to function
point-OR7vkW34mm4 is now [not bad] rather than [good]
Twitter does not mention third-party cookies. Do they use them?
|Re: [bad] delicious new terms 4. cookies will be used for targeted ad!||Hugo Roy||6/20/12 11:05 AM|
Le mercredi 20 juin 2012 à 20:02 +0200, Hugo Roy a écrit :
> Le mercredi 20 juin 2012 à 19:52 +0200, Michiel de Jong a écrit :Yes.
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hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand
the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These
third-party service providers may collect information sent by
your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or
your IP address.
But that's better than Delicious' 'Third Party advertisers'