Mozilla has stated that its latest Firefox browser will no longer allow third-party tracking cookies by default, which includes a limited audience feature for all users.
The so-called enhanced tracking protection function is being incorporated in browser version 69. It implements more or less an old feature of browser privacy plug-ins, such as Adblock Plus, and integrates it into the main product.
Mozilla aims not only to block tracking cookies, but also to reinforce the existing Firefox Facebook anti-container.
The browser's fingerprint scripts, as the name implies, take a snapshot of your browser, your customization options and the installed add-ons, in order to take your fingerprints exclusively. device so that your browsing habits can be profiled, tracked and finally converted into revenue from advertising companies.
In addition, the browser will also allow users to block all autoplay videos, instead of just the noisy ones, as it does now.
“Currently more than 20 percent of Firefox users have Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled. With today's release, we hope to provide 100 percent protection for our users by default, "said a Firefox spokesman.
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This latest round of updates brings Firefox to version 69, with the previous version released just under two months ago.
Firefox has long since spent its glory days when it was a Real player in the browser wars: Google's Chromium platform won that war, dragging Microsoft in its wake after Redmond inexplicably threw in the towel in his own browser engine efforts.
Various crawling websites User agents believe that Chrome has something between half and two thirds of the market, with Firefox and IE competing in unique figures for second and third place. ®