Cookie problems in Web Analytics


Two attributes characterize a cookie in terms of Web Analytics: its domain and its expiration date. It is often the cookie expiration date that determines the uniqueness of a visitor. If the domain is the same as that of the … Read More

Stealware and affiliate fraud


A few spyware vendors, notably WhenU and 180 Solutions, have written what the New York Times has dubbed “stealware”, and what spyware-researcher Ben Edelman terms affiliate fraud, also known as click fraud. These redirect the payment of affiliate marketing revenues … Read More

Delicious, version 2.0

| has just become Delicious. Faster and easier. And, I hope to be at least same useful as it was the previous version. Yahoo! blog lists some of the improved characteristics of the new web site: speed (new platform), search(faster, … Read More