posted on Mar, 6 2012 @ 04:09 PM
Originally posted by Aloysius the Gaul
I love that the site owner of a conspiracy site is on here telling everyone that there's no conspiracy!!
Not everything is a "conspiracy," in fact, most things are not.
Well... maybe not in this case though.
But the "conspiracy" lies in many other directions, and is a tangled web.
Major Media Websites Want Draconian "Anti-Tracking" Laws
This is largely because, as large entities with their own advertising systems and sales forces for their websites, they are exempt. From each proposed
legislation on the matter. Their cookies, for their advertising, would be considered first and second party cookies. The laws will severely limit ad
revenue for sites like ATS, removing independent voices from the web by starving them of cash.
Major Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware Companies Want To Fool You
Your FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) on the matter of cookies has literally been created by and fueled by these companies and their army of paid
bloggers. Up until recently, many were calling any cookie "malicious" regardless of the source, and spreading misinformation about the function of
Politicians Focus On Artificial "Hot Button" Items Rather Than Important Issues
There has been no documented case of where a "tacking cookie" has caused anyone financial harm, or a privacy invasion that has resulted in harm of
any type. This remains true even though those with an agenda are desperately trying to find such a case. So it's an artificial danger, hyped by those
with an agenda, and latched onto Politicians rather than focusing on much more important issues.