How It Started On June 28th, 2018, then Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) into law after it passed the state legislature. On July 1st of this year, it went into effect. While it only holds jurisdiction in California, the law forced sweeping national changes. The intentions of the Act are […]
What you’re talking about is known in the industry as “third party tracking cookies” and you’re right, they can be more than a bit weird when you search for something then ads for that very product show up everywhere, on newspaper sites, hobby sites, even your own Gmail account. What the deuce??
So-called “super cookies” are techniques that track the websites that you visit, even if you regularly disable or flush normal cookies.
Microsoft confirms change to cookie names.