NSA said to use Google cookies to track surveillance targets

Another reason to BLOCK tracking cookies!

The same Web browser cookies used to track consumers on the Internet are being used by the National Security Agency to track surveillance targets, according to a Washington Post report.
The cookies — bits of code that allow advertisers to track consumers’ Web activity to deliver more-targeted ads — are being used by the NSA to help identify targets for government hacking and surveillance, according to internal NSA presentation slides provided to the newspaper by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57615206-38/nsa-said-to-use-google-cookies-to-track-surveillance-targets/
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