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see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies

Terminal - see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies
strings ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/webappsstore.sqlite|grep -Eo "^.+\.:" |rev
2011-09-26 15:23:09
Functions: grep strings
see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies

Someone over at Mozilla dot Org probably said, "I know, let's create a super-duper universal replacement for browser cookies that are persistent and even more creepy and then NOT give our browser users the tools they need to monitor, read, block or selectively remove them!"


This will let you see all the DOM object users in all your firefox profiles. Feel free to toss a `| sort -u` on the end to remove dupes.


I highly recommend you treat these as "session cookies" by scripting something that deletes this sqlite database during each firefox start-up.


note: does not do anything for so-called "flash cookies"


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Good gracious you are running strings on a database?? Why not use the sqlite command?

Comment by chx 295 weeks and 2 days ago


so something like:

echo ".dump"|sqlite3 ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/webappsstore.sqlite |grep -oE "S\('.+\.:" |rev

would be simpler? Shorter? More elegant?

Comment by unixmonkey8121 295 weeks and 2 days ago

Amazing.. I guess I should use Chromium? Bah.. google is probably doing the same thing.. err... Thanks for bringing this up I never knew this before.

Comment by zaipai 295 weeks and 1 day ago

I shouldn't pick on Firefox. This is a feature of HTML5. So you are SOL on Chromium. Someone will write an extension for something eventually that will let you manage this like plug-ins let you manage standard cookies.

Comment by unixmonkey365 295 weeks and 1 day ago

Your point of view

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