Sesame Street had no way of knowing that when they came up with "Cookie Monster" it would take on an entirely different meaning in our high-tech, 21st Century world.
Who would have thought that COOKIES can be present in our computers, planted by businesses who want to know what we're browsing, shopping for, etc. -- for the benefit of THEM marketing to us.
Kinda like the lead generators who try to sell our work product back to us . . . just sayin'
And then . . . there was the ZOMBIE COOKIE. One that doesn't go away, even out we've "deleted all cookies" and cleaned out our temporary internet files.
They're ZOMBIE COOKIES baking in our laptops.
You should have the right to decide if your private information - your emails, your book choices, your health concerns, your research on retirement options - is collected, analyzed and profiled by online tracking companies that you have no relationship with and have never heard of.
Here's a link to send your concerns to your representatives in Washington: Hear Us Now
The Consumers Union states: "We think you deserve some privacy while you're online. So we're pushing for new framework that would give you some choice in the matter. Help us by lending your voice now."
Don't ever forget that COOKIES violate your privacy rights! DO NOT EAT THE BAD COOKIE!!