US lawmakers call undeletable cookies "unacceptable"

Posted in: Legal & Security at 28/09/2011 19:13

Two leading lawmakers on privacy -- a Republican and Democrat -- have asked the Federal Trade Commission to look into MSN.com and Hulu.com's installation of cookies onto users' computers that cannot be deleted.

In a letter dated on Monday, Representatives Joe Barton and Ed Markey asked FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz what plans the agency had to probe the use of the so-called supercookies.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/27/us-privacy-supercookies-idUSTRE78Q4AS20110927

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