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Federico Viticci / MacStories:
iOS 9's Safari View Controller lets developers replace custom in-app web views with a Safari-based browser that can access Safari's cookies and autofill   —  iOS 9 and Safari View Controller: The Future of Web Views  —  For a long time, iOS apps have been able to open links as web views.
Jun 24, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Belgian data regulator finds Facebook tracks logged out, explicitly opted out, and unregistered users, thus breaching EU privacy law   —  Facebook ‘tracks all visitors, breaching EU law’  —  Exclusive: Social network even sets a new cookie to track untracked EU users who have explicitly opted out of tracking, report says
Mar 31, 2015, 7:55 AMIn context
BBC:
Google loses appeal court bid to prevent UK Safari users from suing over circumvention of privacy settings   —  Safari users win right to sue Google over privacy  —  Google has delivered “notices of removal” to sites whose content is being removed from some searches
Mar 27, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Facebook Launches a Mobile Ad Exchange on Top of LiveRail   —  Facebook announced a number of expected updates to its ad product LiveRail at its F8 developer conference Wednesday, including the use of Facebook user data, instead of just Web cookies, to help advertisers target users outside of Facebook.
Mar 25, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Jonathan Mayer / Web Policy:
How Verizon partner Turn is using the UIDH injected by Verizon to resurrect deleted cookies   —  The Turn-Verizon Zombie Cookie  —  Verizon Wireless injects a unique header into customer web traffic.  When the practice came to light last year, it was widely panned.
Jan 14, 2015, 10:00 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Super cookies allow sites to track users using most popular browsers even in privacy mode   —  Browsing in privacy mode?  Super Cookies can track you anyway  —  For years, Chrome, Firefox, and virtually all other browsers have offered a setting that doesn't save or refer to website cookies, browsing history, or temporary files.
Jan 8, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Google's new API for reCAPTCHA doesn't rely on distorted word test, instead uses cues like cookies, mouse movements, IP addresses and requires only one click   —  Google Can Now Tell You're Not a Robot With Just One Click  —  When Alan Turing first conceived of the Turing Test in 1947 …
Dec 3, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Elizabeth Olson / New York Times:
Online Sales for Girl Scout Cookies Are Approved   —  Girl Scouts are adding digital marketing to their formidable arsenal of charm, cuteness and perseverance to sell millions of boxes of Thin Mints, Samoas and other longtime cookie favorites.  —  After years of prohibiting Internet sales …
Dec 1, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
European data regulator says “device fingerprinting” requires user consent, like cookies   —  Europe's next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users  —  European data protection watchdogs publish guidance on web tracking using device fingerprinting that could result in more ‘I agree’ forms
Nov 30, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Liz Rowley / AdExchanger:
Mozilla to serve ads on Firefox's new tab page, uses anonymized browsing history instead of cookies for ad personalization, users can opt out   —  Mozilla Finally Releases Its Browser Ad Product, Hints At Programmatic In 2015  —  Mozilla, which makes the Firefox web browser …
Nov 13, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context

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