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Adobe Rolls Out Privacy Controls In Flash Player 10.3 63

adeelarshad82 writes "Adobe has released Flash Player 10.3, which includes enhanced privacy controls for how your activity is tracked online. Users can now clear local storage — sometimes known as 'Flash cookies' — on versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox. Flash cookies, or local shared objects, made headlines last year when the Federal Trade Commission released a report that called on browser makers to include a 'do not track' option in their products. The FTC also mentioned Adobe because it said the cookies gathered by Flash are collected regardless of the browser's settings."
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Adobe Rolls Out Privacy Controls In Flash Player 10.3

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  • no autoload (Score:4, Interesting)

    by fermion ( 181285 ) on Friday May 13, 2011 @04:27PM (#36121878) Homepage Journal
    All I want is a button that will set flash content to load only with approval. This is already done third party, but if Adobe did it one might think Flash was more than just a method to push near pornographic advertising onto innocent users. As it is, the infrastructure to approve cookies is horribly unreliable.

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