TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: NSA Puts Cookies on Your Computer

Re: NSA Puts Cookies on Your Computer

Steve Sobol (
Thu, 29 Dec 2005 20:40:06 -0800

jared wrote:

> Nothing unique about the site ... many commercial sites, esp for the
> cookies that appear to support advertising, cluster in the 2036-2038
> time frame.

It may have something to do with the fact that many web servers run
Unix, and the latest date that can be represented by a Unix 32-bit
date is sometime in 2038 (IIRC).

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