It may be that we are on the verge of significant changes to the US Federal government policy on the use of persistent cookies.
I've posted my comments on the site and have reprinted them on:http://wam.typepad.com/wam/2009/06/us-federal-government-cookie-policy-under-review.html
My recommendations for a new policy are fairly straightforward:
What do you think? Is this enough? Not enough? I'm all for privacy protection as those of you who've read the commentary I wrote with Tony: www.cmswatch.com/Feature/191-Data-Ownership
However, I would advocate a balance between privacy and analysis, so that Federal web managers can provide more effective sites.
What's your take?
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