Observation re gmail/google cookies

tpb-crypto at laposte.net tpb-crypto at laposte.net
Fri May 16 03:07:26 PDT 2014

> Message du 16/05/14 03:32
> De : "grarpamp" 
> A : tor-talk at lists.torproject.org
> Copie à : cypherpunks at cpunks.org
> Objet : Observation re gmail/google cookies

> Is used to be such that only the mail.google.com:GX
> cookie was required to access webgmail (even if it added
> a number of other cookies post that access, they could be
> reasonably narrowed down and blocked to just mail.google.com,
> if I recall). Now within the past many months that has changed
> to include, at minimum, myriad cookies in google.com. (I've
> not tested which are the minimum set). These will potentially
> cross with ads and other tracking things. While great for
> google integration, it's bad for user privacy regarding
> domain/usage segregation. Do not trust the google in your
> browser anymore. As if, ever, obviously.

Forget gmail, it is not your friend, use it to keep up your real self where you discuss your latest favorite dvd from lady gaga.

Take your real interests to another service, there's plenty of free alternatives in countries that are not US-friendly.

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