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Co-defendants[edit]

The sites mentioned "ESPN, Google, MTV, Hulu, ABC,MySpace, NBC, YouTube, Yahoo, and Scribd" are co-defendants in a now-dismissed lawsuit against Quantcast. None of the sites were even accused of using zombie cookies directly - they merely integrated with Quantcast, which was at one point using zombie cookies. Quantcast has long since stopped using Zombie cookies so the sentence as stated is entirely inaccurate.

I've removed the mention of sites that use zombie cookies. This article suggest that it is not widespread http://www.informationweek.com/news/security/privacy/229200224?cid=RSSfeed_IWK_All . And looking though Google's privacy policy suggests that they do not do this. If someone wants to add the information back in it needs a citation. Lotu (talk) 19:30, 18 May 2011 (UTC)

Asked, in bad taste[edit]

Is a zombie cookie tasty? --Bluejay Young (talk) 18:53, 31 July 2011 (UTC)

Blocking Zombie Cookies[edit]

Is there any information available to add to the page about how to block zombie cookies? Are there any movements to find a way to block them? Let99 (talk) 05:56, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

I found this IT company blog post[1] that talks about zombie cookies and suggests some freeware called CCleaner to remove these third-party cookies. Not sure if this would be a valid source or not.

LanceMillerADM (talk) 14:11, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

  1. ^ "Zombie Cookies: What They Are and How To Disable Them". eSOZO. Retrieved 27 June 2016.