[FoRK] DNT: another example of "you can't make this shit up"

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Mon Oct 15 10:43:50 PDT 2012


On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 1:40 PM, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

>
> Besides not leaving quite as much local information in browser local
> databases, and perhaps being nicer for cross-browser / computer context
> continuity, what do you see as the benefits of BrowserID vs. cookies?  They
> seem equivalent for many purposes.


Well, a browser ID is equivalent to a logon. Only sites that you have
decided to become a member of would have access to your BrowserID. All the
other tracking/marketing sites would not.

And... there is no reason why a BrowserID couldn't include a sessionID.


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