What to know before you accept that cookie

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The “accept cookies” pop-up is a familiar sight as we browse the internet. How do you know which are safe? And are they even necessary? The Windows Resource Center has broken cookies down into their main ingredients so you can make the best call. A new blog posts summarizes why cookies can be a good thing, helping your favorite websites get to know you so they can offer what you want and make browsing and shopping experiences smooth. It also shows how cookies can be bad, and points you to tools to help keep your private information private as you navigate sites that use cookies. Head on over to the blog post, and safe surfing to you!

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