Google cookies: expiring sooner to improve privacy

Tuesday, 17 July 2007, 12:00 AM EST

After listening to feedback from our users and from privacy advocates, we've concluded that it would be a good thing for privacy to significantly shorten the lifetime of our cookies — as long as we could find a way to do so without artificially forcing users to re-enter their basic preferences at arbitrary points in time. And this is why we’re announcing a new cookie policy.

At the Google blog.

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