Energy Price Cap announcement: Watch Martin Lewis explain what it means for your electricity and gas bills this winter
Are you sick of being asked about cookies?
edited 25 November 2013 at 4:14PM in MoneySaving polls
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Just make sure that after you have been looking at perfume/jewellery/posh chocolates on websites that you look at other sites to throw her off the scent.
You can even tease her a little by looking at household appliances/damart (old person clothing)/Ann summers/etc, that way she will be really relieved Christmas day when it's anything remotely nice after she's been dreading what you are going to buy her for the last month
Warning, this one is geeky - http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/stateless
2) "For about a year, the EU Cookie Directive's forced UK websites to ask if you’re willing to accept cookies (files that track what you’ve done) on your computer." - WRONG
The 'law' does not state that and it does not force anyone to do anything. Read up on it here:
3) Cookies are actually just short strings of text. They can't do anything harmful to your computer. They can however allow advertisers and other tracking to happen to you. Banning or demonising cookies is not the way to resolve it. The Do Not Track proposals and protocol are. You can read more about them here:
I build websites. We don't ever pop up a 'are you happy for us to set cookies on your computer?' box on a page or spit a popup in our visitors' faces. We do however offer a link to find which cookies we set and why we set them.
Don't believe everything you read. It's not really as scary as people would like you to believe.
There's far worse things on the web that we should be protected from, cookies aren't one of them.
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