Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Cookies for the feds?

That the Obama administration is taking on hot topics is nothing new. This time it is the cookie ban that the federal government has in place now for over 9 years. Since 2000 the federal government has banned so called "tracking cookies" with government websites. This has caused quite some pain for web application developers and other groups wanting to use those. Now the Obama administration has proposed a revised version of this ban, making it a three tiered approach. This seems to now cause the American Civil Liberties Union some pain and it is opposing the new approach.

Read the online article.

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