Another Yahoo Opt-out you may want to check out
- The below is being passed around on the Yahoo groups. I checked the
link, and there is an opt-out on that page. It is another round of
"Yahoo is now using something called "Web Beacons" to
track Yahoo Group users. If you are at all
concerned with people knowing where you go or what you
do on yahoo......check it out. I did and I thought
you would like to know. Yahoo can track us and see
what kind of sites we are looking at!! BUT, ALSO HOW
TO OPT OUT OF IT!! Which I did, first thing! Here's
how.... 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.
Take a look at their updated privacy statement:
About half-way down the page, in the section "Outside
the Yahoo! Network",you will see a little "click here"
link that will let you "opt-out" of their new method
of snooping. I strongly recommend that you do this.
Once you have clicked that link, you are opted out.
Notice the "Success" message the top the next page. Be
careful because on that page there is a "Cancel
Opt-out" button that, if clicked, will *undo** the