[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 7965] Third Party Cookies Blocked

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Sat Jan 24 13:49:42 PST 2009


jeffk at bipedinfo.com changed:

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------- Comment #5 from jeffk at bipedinfo.com  2009-01-24 13:49 PDT -------

Please try the above URL.  It claims that cookies are not enabled, and mine

(In reply to comment #0)
> Third Party Cookies are apparently blocked from being used, even with P3P
> headers set. This can be detrimental to user experience, especially when it
> comes to advertising.
> Most third party cookies set are not for "tracking", but for user options,
> mainly, to confirm that a particular intrusive ad isn't as intrusive, by only
> being intrusive the first time its seen on any website, not just the first time
> its seen on a particular website. With third-party cookies blocked, this can be
> very annoying, specially when the people using Safari happens to be the clients
> who requested the non-intrusive (but intrusive on first load) functionality.
> Other browsers:
> Mozilla Firefox 1.5: allows third party cookies by default
> Internet Explorer 6 / Windows: blocks without a P3P privacy policy (which is
> set)
> Safari: blocked
> Test Page:
> http://apps.eyewonderlabs.com/adWdrVideoSpace/ad/5165/approvalJSTags.html
> A JavaScript alert should pop up with the amount of times that ad has been
> seen. The cookie is set using industry standard methods of using a 1x1 gif to
> write it, and is read via a JS file that's written out dynamically.

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