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> What's the best way to circumvent this? Is it even possible?

Set you browser to clear all cookies on close, use a separate browser for anything that requires authentication (ex: gmail), and never mix the two types of browsing. If they create a profile on you the cookies it's tied to disappear when you close your browser.

It's feels like a minor pain when you first start out but you used to it quick. Plus since you're not logged into anything by default there's a slightly higher barrier to ordering needless crap online.

It's not foolproof as you can be tracked by a combination of other factors (see: https://panopticlick.eff.org/) but it's much better than the alternatives.




If they create a profile on you the cookies it's tied to disappear when you close your browser.

If they see you with an IP address and a cookie and a moment later see that same IP with the same browser etc does something else they will correlate them. There is a whole industry around tracking people who explicitly do not consent or have withdrawn their consent to be tracked. That’s why we need GDPR.


There's also Facebook Multi-account Containers (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/multi-account...), which might do what you're looking for




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