April 14, 2005
Firefox Extension Deletes Local Shared Objects
I’ve been quiet since I wrote about Local Shared Object abuse on Tuesday, but that’s because I’ve been busy. Then, I said “while these new Flash cookies aren’t as easily eraseable as the ordinary variety yet, I’m sure someone will get right on it.” Well, I got right on it. I’m pleased to announce my first Firefox extension ever, Objection,...
Objection’s currently in a pretty rudimentary state - it only works for Windows, and it’s only translated into English - but I plan on building it out over time to have all the functionality and control Firefox users are used to having over plain old cookies. This will serve as a stop-gap solution until Macromedia and the Mozilla Foundation get together to release a permanent one, a solution that prevents Local Shared Objects from being used by unscrupulous (and ultimately counterproductive) marketers to subvert the wishes of everyday...
Pro: Uses Firefox’s Preferences UI.
Am I seeing the balance between this Firefox extension and the existing controls in the Macromedia Flash Player correctly here? or…?
A new extension for Firefox called Objection, has been
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