Ubuntu and flash cookies

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Oct 1 03:00:40 UTC 2010

On 01/10/2010 01:52, Adam Funk wrote:
> On 2010-09-30, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> Here's a news article about flash cookies:
>> http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/110838/cookies-cause-bitter-backlash?mod=family-kids_parents
>> Does anyone have knowledge of them and whether they affect ubuntu or
>> Linux browsers/software in general?
> They do.  I installed the BetterPrivacy add-on in Firefox and
> discovered I had flash cookies going back well over a year.  I now
> have it set to delete them after 90 minutes and when I close Firefox.
> http://netticat.ath.cx/BetterPrivacy/BetterPrivacy.htm

Thanks for this - didn't know about this Addon. Now installed - and 
these cookies now won't last 2 seconds on this computer.


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