Cookies Leave a Bad Taste in Users’ Mouths

Once a mainstay of online advertising, third-party tracking through cookies is under a full-blown attack. Firefox now blocks third-party cookies by default; Microsoft is implementing Do Not Track by default in Internet Explorer 10; Safari has blocked third-party...

Cookies: Useful or a Privacy Risk?

Cookies are small bits of information stored on your Web browser that allow websites to keep a record of your activity while you use their sites.  The most common use of cookies is to allow sites to store user names and passwords to avoid the user having to retype...

Beware the Outplacement Cookie Cutters!

Outplacement is a service intended to provide support for people who have lost their corporate jobs. Since the former employer pays for such services, job seekers are sometimes confounded by the actions of their outplacement provider…especially the larger ones. This...

Will There Ever Be Cookie-Less Tracking?

With the recent news that the next release of Mozilla’s Firefox browser will come with third-party cookies blocked as standard, there has been a lot of uncertainty for online marketers. Indeed, the IAB has launched a petition which has been signed by in excess of 500...