Can a private individual spy on another person’s computer using a tracking cookie?

by on May 18, 2009

Q: Can a private individual spy on another person’s computer using a tracking cookie?

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    Nope. A web site might be able to determine some browsing habits, but only if they have some kind of presence on those other sites.

    This is a pretty good explanation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie#Privacy_and_third-party_cookies

    You cannot read your neighbor’s e-mail with a cookie.