Web-Tracking 'Cookies' Meant to Protect Privacy: Inventor

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The data-tracking “cookies” at the heart of concerns over online privacy were meant to shield people, rather than serve as cyber snoops, their inventor told AFP.

California-based engineer and entrepreneur Lou Montulli said the original “cookie” he created decades ago was intended to make life online easier by letting websites remember visitors.

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Source: Security Week