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gathurian
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So, I need to... enable cookies to... disable cookies? Did I get that right?

(wired[.]com btw. My steadily rising adblocker-counter should have made me leave that pile of shit way sooner than I did anyway)

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  • 0
    That was legitness
  • 8
    You know there's something wrong with the state of the internet when your adblocker stats hit nearly one million blocked ADs... and that's in less than a year.
  • 3
    A problem that "Next Generation Internet" initiative is trying to solve is the ever rapidly increasing internet traffic usage... well I got a solution for the "current generation" internet - kill ADs to save 40-60% waste traffic. Force them to be optimized, unobtrusive and not obnoxious... and only then let them back in.
  • 1
    How else would they store that information? Otherwise they keep asking it over and over.
  • 0
    @Codex404 I only block 3rd party cookies, so the website itself could still save my preferences with their own cookies. This is the first time I've seen such a message, so other people apparently managed to solve that problem.
  • 1
    @gathurian More likely, they didn't even bother to notice it might be a problem.
  • 0
    @gathurian its difficult to do it with those third parties dont support it. I see this message regularly and the sites that dont have this message (and I investigated) are not GDPR compliant.
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