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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., 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
>>> 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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