All posts for the month June, 2009


update: Google Advertising Opt-Out add-on: updated for Firefox 3.5[unknown prefix: Google Advertising Opt-Out add-on]

Did you know about this? I didn't.  Thanks to some random surfing and an EFF post, I just learned of it.

With this browser plugin you can permanently opt out of the DoubleClick cookie, which is an advertising cookie that Google uses. The plugin lets you keep your opt-out status for this browser even when you clear all cookies.

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Ok, I'll admit it.  I really like system archaeology.

It's like some strange combination of a system administrator, grey hat cracker, security expert, information archivist, hacker, propeller-hat role.  I don't know how to explain it.

And I've been doing it on my own system.

For years.

  • Note that "digital folklore" (native web culture, etc) is not related.

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