[AI] what is Cookies?
lissyverghese at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 23:10:06 EDT 2010
A cookie, also known as a web cookie, browser cookie, and HTTP cookie, is a
stored by a
. A cookie consists of one or more
containing bits of information, which may be
The cookie is sent as an
and then sent back unchanged by the browser each time it accesses that
server. A cookie can be used for
, session tracking (
maintenance), storing site preferences,
contents, the identifier for a server-based
, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing textual data.
As text, cookies are not
. Because they are not executed, they cannot replicate themselves and are
. However, due to the browser mechanism to set and read cookies, they can be
can be used to track people-a privacy concern.
Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, and
the time frame to keep them, but rejecting cookies makes some websites
In the Internet options menu, you have the option to disable or enable
cookies. You can find it out by exploring a little. Ask me if anything is
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