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Back in the early days, browsers used to prompt you for every cookie:

https://i.imgur.com/FThIFHe.png




i don't think i ever saw that. which browser?


Konqueror did that when I used it in 2007-2010. I don't remember if it was the default behavior, but I had it configured by default.

These days I just block all third-party cookies, which solves most of the problem.


It was pretty common! Check out this Onion parody (from 2002), which refers to a website prompting you to accept cookies:

>"She goes apeshit whenever a pop-up window comes up. And one time, she paged me because she got a message about accepting cookies. She was all freaked out because now she thought she was being charged for actual cookies."

https://local.theonion.com/getting-mom-onto-internet-a-sisyp...


wow this is amazing. clearly this lady was ahead of her time typing cheesecake into the "address bar" and expecting search results.


I believe early versions of Internet Explorer did iirc. Maybe it was netscape.


Older versions of Internet Explorer did it (3 or 5 can’t recall) Konquerer, Netscape, and lynx too if I recall correctly.


Maemo's Web used to do that if I recall correctly.


lynx still does that.


When trying to view this I got a full page opt out (not gdpr complaint) dark patten based dialogue obscuring the entire page. The irony




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