Computer hardware / hacking / Tech / tech security

Obama and Cookies: What’s the Story

Have you been following the hoopla about White House sending out unsolicited emails? I don’t know how concerned I am about that. It’s a complicated issue (the type that in a past more innocent time, I might have entrusted to my elected officials), and right now, I’m thinking about the new school year rather than conspiracy theories, so I haven’t spent a lot of time on that.

Then, this comes up. You know about cookies. In computer language, they are small text files placed on your computer by a website. They contain a unique ID tag that links you back to the site you visited. When you revisit, you are recognized by that cookie.

There are different kinds of cookies that allow different access to your computer, and that’s where my concern rises that the Obama People are  going too far. Read on…

Obama’s cookies may not go down so easy | Adventures in IT – InfoWorld

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