Angwin in her article, the term "respawn" is widely used to refer to a Flash cookie
's ability to reinstall regular cookies.
Examples of such cookies include Flash cookies
in which user tracking data is stored in a little known Adobe Flash plug-in, and cache cookies in which the data is stored in the entity tags (eTags) used by browsers as a bandwidth saving mechanism.
Las Flash cookies
tienen dos caracteristicas problematicas: primero, permiten recuperar la informacion almacenada por las cookies estandar si estas se borran; y, segundo, se instalan fuera del navegador, por lo que permiten hacer rastreo incluso si se cambia de navegador (Hoofnagle, Soltani, Good & Wambach, 2012).
* Since flash cookies
are not controlled by the browser, other browsers on the same machine can access the same flash cookies
Through the use of flash cookies
and other technologies, businesses are tracking the online behavior of consumers collecting information about the sites we visit and the things we buy and using that information to target their advertising.
The technology created Flash cookies
that recreated deleted traditional browser cookies.