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Because browsers make it an all or nothing setting (all, 1st party, none) and there are many more combinations. On top of that, the laws are there to prevent companies from tracking people at will, and the DNT header that was supposed to make that an easy browser setting completely failed.



> Because browsers make it an all or nothing setting (all, 1st party, none) and there are many more combinations.

Browsers can be changed, but instead of picking a reasonable well thought through solution the governments crammed a quite horrible solution through. I honestly don't see how that protects the people who are most vulnerable nor anyone else really.


> Because browsers make it an all or nothing setting (all, 1st party, none)

At least for Firefox this is not the case. Anyway, extensions like uMatrix exist.

> the DNT header

The DNT header is yet another way for sites to track you. I am glad it failed.


> The DNT header is yet another way for sites to track you. I am glad it failed.

And clicking decline on cookie banners or your unique combination on the multiple choice cookie disclaimers wont allow sites to track you?


Certainly it will, but I said already that I am against cookie banners.


Keep in mind that cookie banners are an implementation choice of the website.




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