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It is, in the sense that it's easy to disable Google Analytics by disabling tracking in Firefox, and there's no consequences. If a website uses reCAPTCHA, and you have tracking disabled, the website will break.



Works for me. Assuming one uses something like Privacy Badger and it if it were programmed to block reCaptcha, these websites that require recaptcha will go the way of anti-adblocker popups. People will simply say no and hit the X and go to their competitors.


Sure, my gov (Brazil) uses reCaptcha on the page where you can check your electoral status (For example: if you can vote, where, and if not, what is missing). Where can I find a competitor for that?


Ask your political representative why they're relying on a foreign ad service to manage their government websites.




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