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#1 2019-09-04 11:58:08

phiw13
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Firefox and improved tracking prevention

Firefox 69, released today, includes a vastly improved (third party) tracking prevention mechanism. It is more or less on par with ITP as is shipping with current version of Safari.

Both have a similar declaration principles, the Firfox one is linked in the article above, the Safari one is here

Chrome ? crickets… or rather empty noises and pushing back To their credit, it seems that Microsoft is trying to get something similar to webkits mechanisms & APIs in the chromium code.

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#2 2019-09-04 15:03:09

bici
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Re: Firefox and improved tracking prevention

I have downloaded it to my old Macbook and i notice a difference


…. texted postive

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#3 2019-09-05 08:28:20

phiw13
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Re: Firefox and improved tracking prevention

Google, spyware you can trust: Google accused of secretly feeding personal data to advertisers

(possibly paywalled – synopsis: here)

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#4 2019-09-20 07:44:50

phiw13
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Re: Firefox and improved tracking prevention

google worried about its privacy reputation? Maybe, as it seems to warrant 3 (!) full page ads in a printed newspaper (by “Post”, I assume the tweet refers to the Bezos Post, also known as Wapo). I cannot verify that, though.

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#5 2019-09-23 12:28:49

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Re: Firefox and improved tracking prevention

phiw13 wrote #319336:

google worried about its privacy reputation? Maybe, as it seems to warrant 3 (!) full page ads in a printed newspaper (by “Post”, I assume the tweet refers to the Bezos Post, also known as Wapo). I cannot verify that, though.

The tweet was made by a Washington Post National Political Reporter so that would back up your assumption.

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