• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

6. The Internet > 6.2. Pop-Ups and Cookies

Pop-Ups and Cookies

Pop-up windows—those pesky ads that “pop up” in front of Web sites everywhere—are threatening to suck all the fun out of browsing the Web. Fortunately, you can employ some seriously effective pop-up exterminators to stamp them out. This section gives you a few options.

Cookies can also make waves as you surf. In the digital world, cookies are bits of data left on your hard disk by Web sites you visit, sometimes keeping track of preferences you’ve set up at a site, like your user name and password. But Webmasters can also use them to track your online activities in more Orwellian ways. This section explains how to manage cookies so they’re under your control—not somebody else’s.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint