Google says UK privacy laws don’t apply to Safari cookies dispute

On August 19, 2013, in Industry News, by John Ribeiro, IDG News Service

Google has told British consumers in a privacy claim that it does not have to answer to English courts and U.K. privacy laws don’t apply to it, according to the law firm for the plaintiffs.

Legal documents filed by the Internet company show th…

Firefox add-on Collusion shows who’s tracking you online

On February 29, 2012, in Industry News, by Ian Paul

The browser extension creates a real-time graph of all the tracking cookies being deposited on your browser as you move around the Web.

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Google circumvented privacy settings for Safari on iOS, Mac

On February 17, 2012, in Industry News, by Joab Jackson

Google ran afoul of yet another privacy problem on Friday, when a Stanford researcher contended that the company has been using cloaked code to bypass users’ cookies settings on their Web browsers, including Apple’s Safari, according to a report from …

Flash to offer more control over cookies

On January 13, 2011, in Industry News, by Keir Thomas

Every browser offers a way to clear out cookies, but few people realize that Adobe Flash Player has a similar system that’s annoyingly difficult to monitor and clean. That may change, PCWorld’s Keir Thomas says.

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iPhone and iPad Tips of the Week – September 2, 2010

On September 2, 2010, in Industry News, by David W. Martin

This week’s tips are for the iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad, with some helpful tidbits on how to rearrange your app icons, delete apps on your iOS devices, save website images to your Camera Roll, and how to reset Safari by clearing its cache, histor…

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