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||I like the idea of a quarantine for cookies but I'm
not sure cookies are the best thing to use to
remember your password for a website. I'd say cookies
are useful for remembering some things, but for
passwords I'd rather have something which just
remembers (and encrypts) passwords and gives me
access to them across all my devices.
||There are sites that set a persistent cookie to recognise you. When it is deleted you are asked to sign in again but this not only requires username and password, but also a secret code sent by text message, a Turing test involving spotting American street furniture, and a letter of reference from someone of good standing such as a lawyer, policeman or school headmaster.