Google also bypassed cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Privacy Following the revelation that Google and other online marketing companies have been bypassing the mechanism for blocking third-party cookies in Safari, the Internet Explorer development team asked themselves whether Google might be doing the same thing in IE. As they detail on IEBlog, they discovered that this was the case Google circumvents Internet Explorer's cookie policy by subverting the browser's P3P-based privacy protection mechanism.

P3P stands for Platform for Privacy Preferences Project and is an open W3C standard. It is intended to help both users and programs determine what sites do with personal data. The cookie management system in Internet Explorer blocks third party cookies from sites that do not supply a P3P policy statement telling it how cookies are used.

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