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Mozilla doubles down on anti-tracking tech: It'll be tougher for wily ad-biz cookie monsters to track Firefox

Pascal Monett Silver badge
WTF?

Wait a minute

We've had Firefox addons that kill redirect and bring you to the intended website since ages. Why do we need this newfangled tracker/blocker thingamajig ?

It's not really difficult either, if I'm not mistaken. A redirect is like http://ww.redirect.com?goto/http:www.intended.site.com. Just check for the second http and take that.

It's not hard. At least I think. Why all the hoopla ?

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