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Daniel Veditz dveditz at cruzio.com
Fri Jan 20 09:04:52 PST 2006

Thomas Much wrote:
> - If people don't want this feature, you'll have to provide a switch to turn
> it off.
> - If it can be switched off, websites will use the old, hidden ways to track
> users.

Can't you say the same about cookies? Many people are up in arms about
"tracking" and browsers do provide blocking tools, yet the vast majority
of people leave them on and very few sites bother to use the old way of
tracking state by passing it as URL query parameters.

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