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Old 02-02-13, 08:15 PM   #3
Rakeesh
 
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Default Re: Maintain Your Privacy by Manually Accepting and Rejecting "Cookies" (nV News)

As far as cookies, set your browser to default third party cookies to session only. Don't block them outright as it breaks a lot of websites and just leads to frustration. You don't ever have to worry about any prompts or broken websites, and the cookies you do want will remain intact. I am only aware of how to do this with firefox, but as soon as you close your browser almost all useful tracking information is gone.

Almost.

The remaining useful tracking information comes from flash cookies. However if you configure your browser to default to not play flash content (e.g. noscript, flashblock) then this isn't a problem unless you go out of your way to play flash ads.

Ghostery is also a good addon.
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