First Law of Holes: When in a deep hole, stop digging.

Who’s Afraid of the Cookie Monster? has an Associated Press article that discusses the NSA’s Lamest Spy Tool: Cookies. The first sentence in the article claims “the National Security Agency’s internet site has been placing files on visitors’ computers that can track their web-surfing activity,” without bringing up any of these files’ limitations. Articles like the one featured on feed unreasonable paranoia by conveniently omitting the extent that cookies can track browsing habits.

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