July 21, 2012

Real life tracking cookies

Filed under: Art,Food & Drink,Technology by Branko Collin @ 12:54 pm

Hacker collective Hack42 from Arnhem also experimented with laser Café Noirs.

With the new cookie law on everybody’s mind, it is not surprising that somebody decided to come up with real life tracking cookies.

That somebody was Utrecht-based events platform SETUP, who laser etched traditional Verkade Café Noir cookies with QR codes and handed them out during the Beschaving Festival at the end of June. SETUP doesn’t say how they kept tracking the cookies once eaten.

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(Via Trendbeheer. Photo by Dennis van Zuijlekom, some rights reserved. Video: Youtube/SETUP.)

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