Internet Cookies

by Barbara J. Feldman on December 9, 2003

Cookies are small files on your computer created by websites to record your visits and other data that you provide to the website. For example, a weather site might use a cookie to save your zip code so on your next visit you will not have to enter it again. For an introduction to cookies and privacy, see How Stuff Works: Internet Cookies ( http://www.howstuffworks.com/cookie.htm ). For more advanced cookie topics, read Cookie Central ( http://www.cookiecentral.com/ ).

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Feldman, Barbara. "Internet Cookies." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 9 Dec. 2003. Web. 15 Oct. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/163/internet-cookies/ >.