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Facebook Confirms New Cookie-Tracking Issue 85

Posted by timothy
from the issue-is-such-a-nice-bland-word dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Facebook is once again setting its datr cookie via the Like button and other social plugins on third-party websites. The datr cookie can be used for tracking users whether you are logged in or logged out of the service. Facebook has confirmed this is indeed a bug, but says that it is limited in scope and that it will be fixed today. Talk about damage control."
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Facebook Confirms New Cookie-Tracking Issue

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  • Re:Adblock (Score:4, Informative)

    by _0xd0ad (1974778) on Wednesday October 05, 2011 @01:38PM (#37614698) Journal

    Here's my list.

    ||facebook.com^$third-party,domain=~facebook.net|~fbcdn.com|~fbcdn.net
    ||facebook.net^$third-party,domain=~facebook.com|~fbcdn.com|~fbcdn.net
    ||fbcdn.com^$third-party,domain=~facebook.com|~facebook.net|~fbcdn.net
    ||fbcdn.net^$third-party,domain=~facebook.com|~facebook.net|~fbcdn.com

    A few more domain exceptions on my home FF installation to permit certain Facebook Apps to work correctly.

  • Re:Adblock (Score:3, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday October 05, 2011 @01:47PM (#37614832)

    ghostery... google it.

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