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Re: Hands Down

By on 12.30.05 | 12:48PM

I've got my hand way up. Sorry, Congressman, but if cookies shock you, you don't what they are. It makes perfect sense that the default system would include persistent cookies; they're extremely common. And as Ed Morrissey notes, it's really hard to think of any pernicious use that the NSA would even have for cookie data.

By the way, I've got a cookie from spectator.org on my system that's set to expire in January 2038, so you'd better disable cookies on your browser right now if you're paranoid.

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