View Full Version : ZEDO Cookies?

16-12-2006, 07:17 AM
All the time now, I get a cookie from ZEDO in my Spybot S&D scans...now I know that cookies are not the worst thing that can happen, and most of them are not dangerous.

I went to the ZEDO site, and they have an "OPT OUT" provision...and that got me to thinking.

IF I opt out of ZEDO cookie insertions, will that in any way harm my Firefox Browser or surfing abilities?

I notice that they seem to only be regulated by European standards of Safe Harbor Principles...whatever that is. I read their site posting at http://www.zedo.com/company/optout.htm

Spybot or AdAware don't seem to be too bothered by the ZEDO things, they just allow me to kill them at my whim and fancy.

Any thoughts?

16-12-2006, 08:10 AM
Looks fairly tame. If you accept the opt-out cookie then each time you empty them out you need to go and get another opt-out cookie. Not worth all the fuss over a cookie which is just used to serve up tailored adverts.