Who’s Afraid of the Cookie Monster?

Wired.com 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 Wired.com feed unreasonable paranoia by conveniently omitting the extent that cookies can track browsing habits.

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