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HTTP cookie - Wikipedia

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An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer ..... In JavaScript, the object document.cookie is used for this purpose. For example, the instructi...

What are Internet Cookies and What Do Cookies Do? - Webopedia ...

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Sep 4, 2008 ... A cookie is the term given to describe a type of message that is given to a Web browser by a Web server. The main purpose of a cookie is to ...

Purpose of Cookies : The Cookie Controversy - Cookie Central

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As originally designed, cookies were to be of benefit to the user. Online organizations like the New York Times which require user ID and passwords could store ...

What are Cookies - Computer Cookies - What is a Cookie

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A description of computer cookies, including a test for whether cookies are enabled in your browser. Information on what cookies are used for, security ...

BBC - WebWise - What are cookies?

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If you've ever read a newspaper article about the internet, it's likely that someone, somewhere will have mentioned 'cookies'. They may have been explained as ...

What is a cookie? - All about Cookies

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Cookies are usually small text files, given ID tags that are stored on your computer's browser directory or program data subfolders. Cookies are created when ...

What is an Internet cookie? | HowStuffWorks

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I have heard about "cookies" and know they have something to do with my Internet browser. I also know that I can block cookies with some settings. What are ...

Purpose What is a cookie? Categories of cookies Cookies used on ...

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Purpose. New laws on the use of internet cookies came into effect in the UK on 26 May 2011 under the amendments to the Electronic Communications (EC ...

cookie Definition from PC Magazine Encyclopedia

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Third-party cookies are created by a website other than the one you are currently visiting; for example, by a third-party advertiser on that site. The purpose of ...

Description of Cookies - Microsoft Support

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Describes what a Cookie is in Internet Explorer and offers additional information. ... The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a ...