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Microsoft, Comcast, Yahoo: no zombie cookies here, Congress!

Representatives Edward Markey (D-MA) and Joe Barton (R-TX) are probing the online privacy policies of major Web content providers, and the responses are in: leading website operators all assure Capitol Hill that they either use Flash cookies in a limited context, or they don’t use them at all. But the replies from Microsoft, Verizon, Comcast, MySpace, Yahoo!, and six other companies don’t seem to have made Markey, or even the more conservative Barton, very happy…

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