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Apple blocks third-party cookies in the Safari browser

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Starting with its release Safari browser 13.1 and through updates to mode confidentiality Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), Apple blocks by default all third-party cookies in Safari.

This means advertising Companies and services analysis they will not be able now use browser cookies for to watch them users while browsing through various sites.

However, Apple says this move does not bring much change. THE company has already blocked most third-party cookies used to track cookies users.

John Wilander, Apple's software engineer, said: “It's not that big a change. But we've added so many restrictions to ITP since its initial release in 2017. Now, we're at the point where most third-party cookies have already been blocked on Safari"

Her Safari Apple is the second browser that blocks them third-party cookies for all users

Apple's Safari browser is now the second browser after Tor, which offers all users the ability to block third-party cookies by default.

Although Apple had previously arranged to block cookies in the Safari browser, the Google it was this that pushed the manufacturers browsers to do this. This was done in May 2019.

At that time, Google announced plans to block third-party cookies by default in Chrome. He also said he would apply it to Chromium open-source project, on which many browsers are based.

Apple's move to the Safari browser does not completely exclude it monitoring users, but only tracking methods based on third-party cookies placed in Safari.

Other ways of tracking users, such as user / browser fingerprinting, will probably continue to work.

A small step towards enhancing online privacy

Whether it's a big change or a small change, it's an important step in the right direction. Google, Safari, Microsoft and most Chromium-based browsers have already implemented it.

“This update helps fight against surveillance of users and on safer browsing at Internet", Explained Wilander.


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