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Doubleclick cookie from WebmasterWorld or Opera?

WebmasterWorld seems to add extra cookies.



5:04 am on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I'm playing around with the cookie settings in Opera 6.03. I've got it set to accept all & throw away all new cookies on close.

I have 3 sites, one of which is WebmasterWorld, that I have saved the cookies. Using O4FE to view cookies, I see only those 3 site's cookies with all browser windows closed.

So I open Opera to my homepage which is a WebmasterWorld page and then immediately close the browser. I check O4FE and now I've got new cookies from lycos & doubleclick.

BT, you doing that or do I have something screwy going on?



5:13 am on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I'm pretty sure that the opera banner bar sets cookies on it's own. Don't quote me on that. This might be what you are seeing.


5:35 am on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Not me. I would be the banner thingo as Opera does have a strong association with Lycos networks. I wasn't aware of banners being run from there though. The default start page in Opera 6, I believe goes to a Lycos portal site for opera.


2:11 pm on Dec 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

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So maybe I sensationalized my post title a little.

BT, bastion of exploitation, setting a doubleclick cookie to track my every move :)


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