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YouTube changes cookie use policy on

June 15, 2009

In an apparent acknowledgment of the concerns expressed by privacy advocates, YouTube has changed its use of tracking cookies for videos embedded on the Web site...

Cindy Cohn, the legal director with the EFF wrote about the more recent change, said that YouTube will continue to use cookies for storing user preferences, but will ignore tracking cookies on In an interview, Cohn welcomed the change and said she hopes that YouTube will adopt a similar cookie use policy for videos embedded on other government sites.

Friday, June 12, 2009
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