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Beef up Firefox Privacy Features

May 05, 2010, 16:42 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

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"Besides regular cookies planted in your browser by many Web sites, some services add so-called Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects (LSO). Similar to conventional cookies, LSOs collect and share information about your Web usage. But unlike good old cookies, LSOs are particularly difficult to purge from your browser. The aptly named BetterPrivacy extension provides a simple fix to that problem. This extension lets you nuke all nasty LSOs installed in your browser one by one, or you can configure it to delete them all in one fell swoop when you close the browser."

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