Browse Prior Art Database

Scheduled enable/disable of browser cookies

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236021D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 106K

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

A program is disclosed which talks about scheduled enable/disable of browser cookies

This text was extracted from a PDF file.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 64% of the total text.

Page 01 of 2

Scheduled enable/disable of browser cookies


A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. In this case user can store user Id and password, search result history etc.

User may want to store the user Id , password, search history of particular pages but wants them to disable once he is in office, but once he returns home, then he may want to get those enabled. At the same time he does not want the browser cookies of office portals at home. Scheduling the availability of browser cookies is very useful for those who work multiple activities in different places and may want to enable or disable browser cookies from time to time.

Users always use the same computer to work (during office hours) and personal (during off hours) and to maximize the cookie exposure, hide the set belonging to work since often time, they do not overlap.

This invention proposes a method and system by which user can make the browser cookies available based on predefined schedule. In this case the schedule can be time or event based. While scheduling enabling or disabling of one or more browser cookies, user has to open browser cookies manager for scheduling.

Alternate method of...