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Drug slang A regional term for crack
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Unlike regular cookies, Flash cookies are stored in an area of a computer that cannot be controlled by a user's Internet browser.
The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), which sets standards for behavior by online marketers and analytics firms, officially frowns upon the use of Flash cookies and other tracking technologies that circumvent user privacy settings.
lt;p>To mitigate the risk, users of social networking sites need to disable flash cookies and ensure that all other cookies are deleted when the browser is closed, Eckersley wrote.
In addition, the new version of Chrome has the ability to delete Flash cookies, which is known to be abused by some websites to track users.