Adobe has announced it is taking steps to address concerns raised by privacy advocates and the FTC about its Flash Player program, paidContent reports, referencing recent class-action lawsuits over local storage objects, commonly referred to as "Flash Cookies," that can be used to track user behavior for unauthorized purposes. In a blog post, Flash Product Manager Emmy Huang noted the company will "dramatically simplify how users access privacy settings for the video-watching program." The report highlights plans by three major browser companies to create a standard for user data held by such browser plug-ins and references Adobe's efforts to create a system allowing users to control Flash from their computers.
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