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Monday, 8 Jul 2013

Google Paid For Adblock Plus

Google Paid For Adblock Plus "Acceptable Ads" Whitelist Privilege?

Google has recently been accused of paying Eyeo, the creators of Adblock Plus, for the privilege of being on the company's "Acceptable Ads" whitelist. This whitelist prevents ads from Google -- and a few other unnamed companies -- from being blocked.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

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