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Yahoo monitors your internet use

Discussion in 'Computers & Technology Forum' started by bb_baptist, Dec 10, 2002.

  1. bb_baptist

    bb_baptist New Member

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    Yahoo is now tracking Yahoo users with something called "web beacons" to see what they are doing when they are on the internet outside Yahoo.

    To opt out, you can go to:

    http://privacy.yahoo.com/privacy/us/pixels/details.html

    Scroll down a while, and you will eventually see an "outside the network" section, there is a little "click here" line of blue text you can click on to opt out. Click only once.
     
  2. blush

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    I use Ad-Aware weekly [​IMG] It removes adware and spyware both (which is what this Yahoo things sounds like to me).

    www.lavasoft.com I believe
     
  3. Bible Believing Bill

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    I have given up Yahoo compleatly since I found My Way. Thanks to Cindy for telling us about it.

    Bill
     
  4. BroChris

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    Thanks for the info, webmaster.

    I've used google for quite awhile now. I figure, if they're all powered by Google, why not just use Google?
     
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