Topic archives: browser cookies

Fairfax’s hypocritical web ‘spying devices’ beat-up

November 8, 2010 35

"Politicians are letting foreign-owned companies covertly gather information about voters" screamed Fairfax today. Pot. Kettle. Black.

How cookies are costing you cold hard cash

February 2, 2010

Did you know that, thanks to web cookies, online retailers can charge you a different price to what they charge other people. Does your computer history indicate you're wealthy? Expect an increased price. Welcome to 'dynamic pricing'.