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Offline polonus

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Who uses cookienator?
« on: October 19, 2019, 12:46:23 PM »
L.S.

Evil cookies will be cleansed off of your computer every week Saturday.
Cookienator, a simple program that will leave most of your cookies alone
but will remove the ones that put your privacy at risk.

Developer and download here: http://www.codefromthe70s.org/cookienator.aspx

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Re: Who uses cookienator?
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2019, 01:13:52 PM »
L.S.

Seems more actual than ever, since tracking commerce starts to use devious, sneaky first-party-trackers,
only to be blocked with uBlock Origin in firefox as Google Chrome and chromium-based browsers
lack the api to do so.  First-party-track-blocking slows down page-loading.

Here is a site that does not respect it's users in this way: https://webcookies.org/cookies/foxnews.com/1317315
When you do not repect your users, you do not deserve to have any at all.

Read: https://medium.com/nextdns/cname-cloaking-the-dangerous-disguise-of-third-party-trackers-195205dc522a

I hope regulators in Europe will react. So cookienator is going to stay for all the browsers I have.
Oh, and don't forget to clear your browser cache as you want to read Premium articles from European newspapers.

Time to get to a new earning model, that is less one-sided as the one we have at the moment.
It could also protect us more from cybercrime and malware than the existing surveillance-tracking model.

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« Last Edit: November 25, 2019, 01:15:36 PM by polonus »
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Re: Who uses cookienator?
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2019, 07:10:33 PM »
Example where this devious & sneaky first-party-tracking goes on, is on webmd dot com,
with a meagre overall F-status: https://webcookies.org/cookies/webmd.com/20942

It needs some toggling, but a sure way to block this inside Google chrome(-like browsers)
is with the following extension, Scriptsafe, an extension to block first party tracking:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/scriptsafe/oiigbmnaadbkfbmpbfijlflahbdbdgdf?hl=en

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