Tag Archives: tracking

Have You Been FLoCed?

    Have You Been FLoCed? Today we’re featuring an interesting and informative article from the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) detailing a new Google Chrome technology to assist advertisers in tracking users. Rather than cookies, which are on their way out, Google is experimenting with something called FLoC to replace tracking cookies and provide a new way for… Read More »

Your IP Address

  Your IP Address Your IP address is very much like your phone number. It’s a unique number assigned to you when you’re connected to the Internet. Your IP address can be static – that is fixed and unchanging – or it can be dynamic – meaning it changes every time you connect to the internet or semi-static… Read More »

Cookies – not the kind you eat

Charlie thinks we take cookies too lightly I’ve read your opinion about cookies and I think you don’t realize their danger. My security program often warns me of threats and many of them are tracking cookies. I think you’d do your readers a better service by showing a little more concern about cookies. They’re not as harmless as… Read More »

Tracking cookies? Oh no!

Jim asks about tracking cookies I recently switched from IE8 to Firefox. When I run SUPERAntiSpyware, it finds about 200 tracking cookies each day. They all seem to be related to Firefox. I never encountered this in IE8. You have previously educated me not to be worried about cookies, but are tracking cookies different? I remove them, but… Read More »