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Re: [teacherartexchange] Question on deleting internet cookies


From: carolyn roberts (croberts18_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Apr 10 2007 - 07:17:33 PDT

Thanks, Jen...that's what I thought...but I wanted to ask first.

> "Cookies" are just the computers way of remembering who
> you are. They usually relate to certain preferences on web sites. I
> actually think it is a great think to do regularly as a protection of
> privacy. Have you ever noticed when you type in a search box it will
> remember the last couple searches you have typed that start with those
> letters? Or you do not have to log in to your e-mail everytime? Those
> are forms of cookies. Some cookies disappear when you close your
> browser, other times they stay with you until you decide to clear them
> out.
> Random-Cookies are used on travel sites like Expedia. They remember
> your computer each time you visit and that way they can bump up the
> price to get you to buy. If you delete your cookies the price often
> lowers. Crazy eh?
> Jen-Cleveland, OH

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