Privacy slip on official US sites


The White House and National Security Agency have been caught tracking visitors to their websites in ways that may violate official US guidelines. The organisations have been using different techniques to spot return visitors and monitor what they are looking at.

Although widely used on commercial websites, US federal guidelines prohibit official use of such tools. Cyber rights activists said cookies could be used to track surfing habits. BBC NEWS | Technology | Privacy slip on official US sites

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 30th December 2005 8:56PM