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Evercookie

[I am intrigued][link]:

>evercookie is a javascript API available that produces
extremely persistent cookies in a browser. Its goal
is to identify a client even after they’ve removed standard
cookies, Flash cookies (Local Shared Objects or LSOs), and
others.
>
>evercookie accomplishes this by storing the cookie data in
several types of storage mechanisms that are available on
the local browser. Additionally, if evercookie has found the
user has removed any of the types of cookies in question, it
recreates them using each mechanism available.

Ars Technica did an [an interview with the creator][int]. All via [Andy Baio][andy].

[link]: http://samy.pl/evercookie/ “evercookie”
[int]: http://arstechnica.com/web/news/2010/09/evercookie-escalates-the-zombie-cookie-war-by-raising-awareness.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss “Interview with Samy”
[andy]: http://waxy.org “Waxy.org”