[LINK] Facebook tracks you even after logging out....

Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Mon Sep 26 17:43:14 AEST 2011

Firefox, noscript and requestpolicy

It is a bit of a pain browsing sometimes and I tend to use less safe options when buying on-line (when I really, really shouldn't have to) but it's amazing just how many tracking sites most media sites run.

requestpolicy makes it easy to just blacklist all requests to facebook, google-analytics etc.

There seems to be a proliferation of monitoring sites at the moment.  In just ten minutes I found these:

There's a list of a few of them here:


On 2011/Sep/26, at 11:05 AM, grove at zeta.org.au wrote:

> Interesting research quoted in /.
> http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/09/25/2131205/facebook-cookies-track-users-even-after-logging-out
> All the more reasons to "not like".
> rachel
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