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It really depends on what your placing in the cookie before you decide to secure it. The simple solution would be to encrypt the cookie via bcryt. But its never a good idea to place sensitive data on the client side. Your cookie should really track the user session to query your database securely.

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So I followed the episode exactly and I'm getting 404 errors for anything in my public folder? Any ideas why...

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nginx 0.7.65
unicorn
rails 3.2.3
Ubuntu 10.04
rvm latest
ruby 1.9.3-p194

I know about the rails config option to serve_static_assets, but wouldn't I want nginx to do that?

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Holy crap, why have I not been using this!

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This has been exploding all over the interweb lately. Thanks for the vid!