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Re: [world-cruising] You might want to opt out of "Web Beacons"

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  • Harry James
    From another group, for info sake. HJ
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 10, 2005
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      From another group, for info sake.

      HJ

      Tim Campbell wrote:

      > 'Hi Folks,
      >
      >Yahoo is now using something called "Web Beacons" to track Yahoo Group
      >users around the net and see what you're doing and where you are going
      >similar to cookies. Yahoo is recording every website and every group you
      >visit. Take a look at their updated privacy statement:
      >
      >http://privacy.yahoo.com/privacy
      >
      >About half-way down the page, in the section on cookies, you will see a
      >link that says web beacons
      >(http://privacy.yahoo.com/privacy/us/beacons/details.html)
      >
      >Click on the phrase web beacons. That will bring you to a paragraph
      >entitled "Outside the Yahoo Network." In this section you'll see a little
      >"click here to opt out" link that will let you "opt-out" of their new
      >method of snooping. Once you have clicked that link, you are exempted.
      >
      >Feel free to forward this to other groups.
      >
      >Cheers,
      >Robin
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