Reveals the Mysterious Google Cookie
NJ -- August 2006 -- ksoft’s G-Zapper is a free
tool to clean the Google cookie installed on your
PC, for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla
Firefox, and Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP.
has become the most popular search engine of choice
for Internet users. However, as they pour out their
inner-most thoughts in the form of search terms,
many users do not realize the privacy aspects at
has a fairly accurate system for displaying
contextual advertisements. They are also beginning
to adapt their search results to users’ history.
In the process, they are likely collecting and
storing search terms used on a daily basis. While
this, of itself, may not seem alarming, the fact
that the data may be tied directly to your PC via a
tiny cookie and unique identifier is a reason for
caution. To solve this concern, ksoft has released a
free tool, G-Zapper.
locates the Google cookie installed on your PC,
displays the unique identifier used to track your
searches, and displays the date the cookie was first
installed, giving you a clear picture of just how
long your search terms may have been tracked.
using the cleaning feature of G-Zapper, users may
delete the Google cookie, in which case a new Google
cookie will be created upon the next visit to the
search engine. This breaks the chain of relating
your previous searches to new ones. Users may also
opt to block the Google cookie entirely.
users who utilize Google’s services regularly,
which may require the cookie, G-Zapper’s delete
feature is ideal. It removes the cookie which
obscures your unique identifier, yet allows a new
cookie to be created. Users may then continue to
access Google’s services and still enjoy a degree
of privacy when searching.
Free Edition is available for unlimited personal use
and may be downloaded by the public at http://www.dummysoftware.com/gzapper.html
more information contact: ksoft. Web
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