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I can manipulate your Amazon recommendations without IFrames (sites.google.com)
1 point by unbehagen on Mar 30, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments



This approach to tamper with recently viewed items on Amazon embeds the articles as hidden images:

Of course, this only works if your browser accepts third-party cookies and is inspired by this original post: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3766544 .

Are the results any different from the original? Does using an image instead of an iframe have any effects on the results? What are your thoughts on this?


oh, I just found out that another user tried the same thing and wrote about it before me: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3768030




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