[thelist] How does IE store cookies?

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at speakeasy.net
Sun Feb 4 15:04:28 CST 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 21:36 +0000, Lee kowalkowski wrote:
> A session cookie is held in memory (in IE at least), and when the
> browser is closed (IEXPLORE.EXE, not just the window), the cookie
> ceases to exist.
> It's persistent cookies that most cookie-blockers are concerned with,
> but most allow complete control right up to even disabling session
> cookies.

Firefox and (I think) Privoxy also allow you to only accept cookies from
a site for the session, even if they would expire in 2038 or some other
far off time.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net>

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