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[ NNSquad ] Bad idea: Firefox Will Soon Block Third-Party Cookies

Bad idea: Firefox Will Soon Block Third-Party Cookies

http://j.mp/YM28Jh  (Slashdot)

     "Stanford researcher Jonathan Mayer has contributed a Firefox patch
      that will block third-party cookies by default. It's now on track to
      land in version 22."

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No meaningful privacy enhancements will be provided to users by this
change, but contrary to what Mozilla is saying, it *will* break many
standard functions of many standard Web sites.  Another "politically
correct" step by Mozilla that actually makes users' lives more

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com/privacy-info
 - Data Wisdom Explorers League: http://www.dwel.org
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Lauren's Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com
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Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com
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