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For whatever reason, saving the cookies from github.com now works as you would expect, and I don't have to re-enter a verification code every time I start my browser. I don't know what changed. Edit: And now the problem is back.


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In short, no it is not possible for LinkedIn to use Google's cookies to suggest new contacts for you. Cookies for most sites just contains an id value that really only means something to that particular site's server. You can view what values are contained in a particular cookie in most browsers. In Chrome this is located under the Developer Tools (Ctrl+...


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I'm afraid you can't have your cake and eat it too. How will Google know it's the same computer? Even if it is, how will they know it's you're user account? They can't rely on IP address, because those change. The only thing that's reasonable is cookies, since you're probably keeping the physical machine secure from bad actors. (And if you're not, you've got ...


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The four exceptions I use are... google.com plus.google.com apis.google.com plus.googleapis.com Just be sure, though, that if you run any type of browser cleaners (or cleaners that can clean out browser info as well as other stuff), disable the cleaner from cleaning site preferences; which is what these exceptions are. Otherwise, you'll have to add them ...


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First of all, try blocking Third-Party Cookies. Most of these retargeting ads are run by scripts that won't be able to drop their own cookies if they aren't from the same domain as the site you're visiting. There are a few more things you can do, depending on your choice of browser. Adblock-type plugins (available for Chrome or Firefox) will often block the ...


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You need cookies to access Facebook, otherwise many features will not work, so you are out of luck. The most you can do is use a proxy.


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Of course it's possible. But hell it's possible with any ad. You could be researching xyz's embarrassing condition and click an ad there and, the same thing could happen. It's really hard to actually maintain your anonymity. So technically it's possible, but most good companies would respect your privacy and the ones that don't most likely wouldn't be an ad ...


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LinkedIn does use your searches, and evidently uses Craigslist or MS Outlook too. I recently corresponded with a woman about a rental property. First I answered her directly via Craigslist, and then through Time Warner and my Outlook account. Big surprise! The woman's name is now listed on my LinkedIn account in the "People you may know" suggestions.


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not so. Searches on Google against individuals have led to LinkedIn at once suggesting those individuals as LinkedIn contacts. It has happened so often it's not a coincidence. I do not use Chrome nor Google+ nor Gmail. Once might just be a coincidence but repeat incidences mean that it is consistent. How LinkedIn get the information, I do not know.


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