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Richard
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      06-14-2011
On 14/06/2011 10:31 p.m., Squiggle wrote:
> On 14/06/2011 10:03 p.m., Richard threw some characters down the intarwebs:
>> On 14/06/2011 8:58 p.m., Squiggle wrote:
>>> On 14/06/2011 10:31 a.m., http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed) threw some characters down the
>>> intarwebs:
>>>> On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 23:07:57 +1200, Richard<(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 13/06/2011 9:24 p.m., EMB wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Probably a Flash cookie - harder to get rid of than an ordinary
>>>>>> browser
>>>>>> cookie.
>>>>>
>>>>> and persist across all browser profiles in many cases too.
>>>>
>>>> I think you should be able to remove flash cookiesand prevent future
>>>> storage by using this page - but I stand to be corrected
>>>>
>>>> http://www.macromedia.com/support/do...manager03.html
>>>>
>>>
>>> I have heard (but have not bothered to verify) that every time you
>>> update flash player those settings get reset.

>>
>> So they are kinda like the "dont spy on me" options in chrome in that way?

>
> Not Sure, i'm not a chrome user at home. I gather it does the same
> thing, resets your privacy settings on every upgrade? Good to know.


I found its "phising filter" crap enabled on 2 occasions, I had turned
it off last time. Only thing between the occasions was about 4 months of
disuse, which I know it updated.

The fact that it is on by default is bad enough.
 
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