Weekly Privacy Tip: Check Your Browser Cookie Controls

Setting your cookie controls on your browser is an important key to protecting your online privacy. Cookies are objects placed on your computer by websites to store information that can make browsing easier, but can also track or identify you. In its recent Browser Report, CDT compared the cookie controls offered by the five most popular browsers. View this chart to find out what controls your browser does – or does not – offer when it comes to cookies.

Hat tip to @privacypug, who recommended we address browser settings for this week’s privacy tip during our weekly #PrivChat session on Twitter. If you have ideas for privacy tips, let us know at the next #PrivChat.

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