328Re: Cookies, tagging and privacy
- Sep 1, 2004I do not think you are being naive at all in thinking that cookies
will not be banned completely anytime soon. I do think that the
chances that third-party cookie use/the sending of third-party
collected information to sources other than the site that the user
thinks they are sending it to may be banned sooner.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Stephen Turner" <yahoo@a...>
> --- In email@example.com, Eric Petersonabout
> <eric.peterson@g...> wrote:
> > Stephen,
> > I know you're in the UK and care slightly less about HR 2929 but
> > you work for a US company have you looked at this bill and thought
> > about it's implications at all? If so, I'm sure the group would
> > to hear your thoughts.
> No, sorry, I haven't read it. Although I don't know the history of
> this particular bill, I don't get very excited when people worry
> badly-worded bills, because most of them don't get passed, or notbanned
> without serious amendment. It's usually just political posturing at
> the beginning. I suspect the chance that all cookies would get
> is very close to zero. Am I being naive?
> The ClickZ article which Bryan originally pointed us to referenced a
> "great blog entry" which said "we are going to help the congress get
> this one right, like they did in the end with Can Spam". That turned
> me off completely. Can Spam was just a licence to spam, as far as I
> can see from over here.
> Stephen Turner
> CTO, ClickTracks http://www.clicktracks.com/
> ClickTracks wins ClickZ Marketing Excellence Award again!
> WINNER: Best Web Analytics Tool 2003 & 2004
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