[ILUG] Advertising in GMail
kae at webworks.ie
Mon Nov 20 14:30:27 GMT 2006
>> Google can of course identify you through your cookies, unless you
>> disable them.
> As far as I am aware, only the domain which sets a cookie can read a cookie. So I'm assuming you are talking about the cookies set by Gmail itself. Am I wrong?
not quite true.
iirc, you can set cookies to be second-level-domain-wide, meaning that a
cookie seet on blah.google.com is visible on foo.google.com
there are many other ways of doing it:
1. an invisible <img> loading up the cookie-holding site, which informs said
site what the parent's address is (something like <img
3. other ways...
Senior Programmer for webworks.ie
More information about the ILUG