Microsoft's general counsel said the company took "immediate action" to disable the supercookies on MSN.com, Computerworld reports. A Hulu spokeswoman declined to comment to Computerworld.
"Supercookies are legal, but I don't think they should be," Barton said. "The constant abuse of online activity must stop. I believe the Internet business community needs to continue to investigate incidents like this and do a better job at protecting users’ privacy."