February 25, 2021

News Roundup

1. Be Advised: LinkedIn Makes Changes to Cookie/Tracking Policy (aka More Tracking Unless You Opt-Out and/or Delete Cookies)
Additional: Media Coverage via Social Times ||| LinkedIn Cookie Policy

In their own words:

Soon, if you are a LinkedIn member but log out of your account on a browser, LinkedIn may still continue to log your interaction with our services on that browser for up to 30 days in order to generate usage analytics for our services, which we may share in aggregate, de-identified form with our advertising customers.

Note: Other online services including Facebook and Google also set cookies that share data even when logged out of the service. 

There are a number of tools that can block/remove these and other tracking tools from your computer/device. 

2. Brill Launching Pilot Project with ScienceOpen

3. Oregon St. University Brewing Archives Marks Third Anniversary (via Corvallis Gazette-Times)

4. Arkansas Joins 15 US State Archives Using Preservica

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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