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Cookie Stuffing Prevention


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Cookie stuffing (also cookie dropping) is a blackhat[ online marketing technique used to generate illegitimate affiliate sales. Cookie stuffing occurs when a user visits a website, and as a result of that visit receives a third-party cookie from an entirely different website (the target affiliate website), usually without the user being aware of it.[1] When (if) the user visits the target website and completes a qualifying transaction, the cookie stuffer is paid a commission. Depending on the terms of the affiliate agreement a qualifying transaction may refer to creating an account, making a purchase, completing an application (loan, credit, etc.), or subscribing to a newsletter.

This is happening more and more on forums around the internet. You get garbage posts from people who are hiding IMG tags in their posts.

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