Re: [webanalytics] Company Bypasses Cookie-Deleting Consumers
- Scary stuff. I can't believe Macromedia will allow this to
continue though. The only thing it is likely to result in, is
"38% of users deleting the Flash ActiveX/plugin in IE"...
> "United Virtualities is offering online marketers and publishers
> technology that attempts to undermine the growing trend among consumers
> to delete cookies planted in their computers.
> The New York company on Thursday unveiled what it calls PIE, or
> persistent identification element, a technology that's uploaded to a
> browser and restores deleted cookies. In addition, PIE, which can't be
> easily removed, can also act as a cookie backup, since it contains the
> same information."
> More: http://www.internetweek.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=160400749
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I’ll personally just wait on Microsoft to introduce the next version of IE which probably won’t even run Flash if that’s the case…and we’ll see how they like that one!!!
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From: Paul, Eric [mailto:epaul@...]
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 8:14 AM
Subject: RE: [webanalytics] Company Bypasses Cookie-Deleting Consumers
My, what a complete lack of respect for users - those pesky people who continue to maintain the fantasy that computers they purchase with their own money are theirs to do with as they wish.
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