Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Sep 2010 22:37 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Internet & Networking "Evercookie is a javascript API available that produces extremely persistent cookies in a browser. Its goal is to identify a client even after they've removed standard cookies, Flash cookies (Local Shared Objects or LSOs), and others. Evercookie accomplishes this by storing the cookie data in several types of storage mechanisms that are available on the local browser. Additionally, if evercookie has found the user has removed any of the types of cookies in question, it recreates them using each mechanism available."
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Plain evil
by Dirge on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 01:52 UTC
Dirge
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2005-07-14

This is an abuse of our right to privacy. I don't think the average person should have to take great steps to ensure their privacy. This device if implemented only has potential for marketing companies. I personally resent having my privacy invaded.

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