Privacy and the EU Directive

I’ve updated this website’s and the Crawling Chaos website’s privacy policies to comply with the UK version of the EU Cookie Directive, starting on 26 May 2012.  Basically, it’s a fudge.  See this Guardian article. In essence, to comply, I’m maintaining everyone’s freedom to act including my own.  Cookies (the text files dumped in your… Continue reading Privacy and the EU Directive

Google and GMail use LSO Super Cookies

LSO Super Cookies?  Well It was News to Me! I this article in “Windows Secrets” by Woody Leonhard, Eliminate Flash-spawned ‘zombie’ cookies, he describes how they are generated as un-deletable cookies by Flash applications, which compromises user privacy, in the sense that they do stuff to your hard disc and network without your permission! So… Continue reading Google and GMail use LSO Super Cookies