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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
Erin Egan / Facebook:
Facebook proposes changes to its terms, data and cookies policies; releases interactive privacy guides; lets users opt out of certain ads on all devices   —  Updating our Terms and Policies: Helping You Understand How Facebook Works and How to Control Your Information
Nov 13, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
ProPublica:
Twitter's MoPub is using the UIDH “perma-cookies” inserted by Verizon into web pages   —  Somebody's Already Using Verizon's ID to Track Users  —  Twitter's mobile advertising arm enables its clients to use a hidden, undeletable tracking number created by Verizon to track user behavior on smartphones and tablets.
Oct 31, 2014, 5:30 AMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Verizon altering web traffic, inserting a unique identifier allowing websites to track you, with no opt-out available   —  Verizon's ‘Perma-Cookie’ Is a Privacy-Killing Machine  —  Verizon Wireless has been subtly altering the web traffic of its wireless customers for the past two years …
Oct 27, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Business Insider:
iAd getting cross-device retargeting capabilities; Apple promoting feature to media agencies   —  Here's Apple's Plan To Turn Around iAd, One Of Its Biggest Flops  —  Targeting ads to users on smartphones is a huge challenge for the ad industry.  Cookies don't work on mobile as they do on desktop …
Oct 16, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Adam Langley / ImperialViolet:
POODLE detailed; how to disable SSL 3.0 in Chrome, Firefox; disabling it on servers may break IE6   —  POODLE attacks on SSLv3  —  My colleague, Bodo Möller, in collaboration with Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz (also Googlers), just posted details about a padding oracle attack against CBC-mode ciphers in SSLv3.
Oct 14, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Android Browser flaw a “privacy disaster” for half of Android users   —  Thanks to a bug in the Android Browser, your cookies aren't safe.  —  Surian Soosay  —  A bug quietly reported on September 1 appears to have grave implications for Android users.  Android Browser, the open source …
Sep 17, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context

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