commanderW - 11:31 pm on Aug 19, 2011 (gmt 0)
Just did a site search ( I love doing site searches on webmasterworld, because I always, always, find what I'm looking for !) using term "html 5 cookies" (no quotes).
I found the thread
and this one posted by Tangor just a few days ago
and relearned some new terms "Web Storage API", "HTML5 local storage", "everlast tracking", "forever cookie", and found some good answers, already posted, to my question/suggestion about users needing to learn more and having software and GUI access to this new 'super cookie' stuff.
Best of all, up popped an amazing coincidence. Exactly 2 years ago to the day (August 19 2009 !) member Tangor started this thread-
which is chockfull of info.
-from swa66 and jdMorgan - use 'Better Privacy' plug-in on Firefox
"I now wipe Flash cookies every day with a scheduled .bat script."
- and from true_INFP, whom I quote in full
Any Flash user (including IE users) can prevent Flash from storing anything (including cookies) by using the Flash Settings Manager, which can be invoked, for example, by visiting:
Likewise, to delete existing Flash cookies, visit e.g.:
The "screenshots" that you will see on those pages are actually not images. They are the actual Flash Settings Manager pages.
- Finally Leosghost, always one of the most knowlegable and helpfull people on this forum (turning me on to 'XNview' - thanx again LG ! ), was feeling cranky 2 days later on August 21 2009, weighing in with
Its like "stick shift" and "auto" if you can only drive "auto" ..you shouldnt be on the road ..