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Re: Ultimate goal

Indeed. I'm not entirely clear how restricting fingerprinting could compromise site functionality at all. By definition, fingerprinting only gives information that isn't actually required - it can only be used for things that aren't important enough to actually ask explicitly, otherwise you'd need to log in to an account or something similar. Fingerprinting is only required for things that you don't want to ask the user, usually because you don't want them to know you're following them. If a site breaks when that is blocked, the problem does not lie with the blocking.

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