Flash Cookies: The Silent Privacy Killer

“Looking at my list, I see over 100 websites that have been
accessing the same cookie for the last year (the last time I
formatted my computer). Some of them are storing only 1kb of
information, some are storing the full 100 kb’s. On my own
computer, I see that my bank is storing flash information despite
the fact that there isn’t a single flash application visible
when I log in to check my balance. I see Youtube, CNN, Microsoft,
Rotten Tomatoes and a ton more!”

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