Re: Web bugs

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Mon Jul 03 2000 - 10:21:21 MDT

"Emlyn (onetel)" <> writes:

> I must say I'm most impressed by the technique of putting the bugs in email,
> to marry together your machine's cookie with your email address. Very sweet.

It was mentioned here a few years ago, when apparently the marketing
division of a company used it to trap an employee who had anonymously
said something bad about their practices. According to the story, the
boss was not amused by the marketing people and sided with the
employee, but I guess the bright guy who had the idea in the first
place found a job with DoubleClick...

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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