Talk:Evercookie

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Can we please remove the deletion notice now? Categories have been added.


Deleting[edit]

The article claims evercookies have only been deleted on iPhone, but BleachBit 0.8.2 easily deletes evercookies on Linux and Windows. Check the boxes for Adobe Flash and for each browser: cache, temporary files, history, cookies, and DOM storage. I may have a COA, so I won't write this in the article itself. AndrewHZ (talk) 19:35, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, that claim is BS. I removed it. 65.37.33.10 (talk) 18:19, 5 April 2011 (UTC)

Not so "difficult to delete" after all...[edit]

With Windows XP, IE 8, Flash set to prompt when a website requests storage, and Silverlight not installed, I can apparently delete the demo "cookie" at http://samy.pl/evercookie/ simply with Internet Options > Delete Cookies and Temporary Internet Files. (It doesn't even prompt me for the Flash storage.) Not very "difficult to delete" after all, then... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.179.119.45 (talk) 21:18, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

Usage Bias?[edit]

The first 2/3s of the Usage section sounds like marketing promo for Evercookie (a piece of software that deliberately circumvents the browser user's explicit intentions). This seems like biased POV writing (for the 99% of users who want their browser to delete cookies when they tell it to, there is nothing about Evercookie that is 'ideal' nor has it any 'advantage'). 62.232.250.18 (talk) 13:28, 8 April 2014 (UTC)