Sunday, August 02, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Sees Growth Beyond The Desktop With Windows 10
Yahoo Gets Fashionable With Acquisition Of Polyvore
NVIDIA Recalls SHIELD Tablets Due To Battery Issues
Firefox Attacks Microsoft Over Default Browser in Windows 10
Sharp to Exit Americas TV Market
Researchers Showcase Javascript-based Attack On a Computer's DRAM
Hackers Used Twitter hashtags To Extract Data From Compromised Networks
Facebook Unveils New Security Checkup Tool
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Mozilla...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, April 07, 2013
Mozilla Brings New Cookie-blocking Policy To Upcoming Firefox


Mozilla's Firefox Version 22 includes an automatic third-party cookie-blocking, a move that has already been opposed by the online ad industry.

Firefox 22, slated to ship as Release on June 25, was moved on Friday to the Aurora channel. Aurora is the name for Firefox's least-polished preliminary version that is aimed at general users. The new cookie blocking is listed in the summary of new features for the upcoming browser.

According to the new policy, users of the upcoming build of Firefox must directly interact with a site or company for a cookie to be installed on their machine.

Third party cookies are typically used by web advertising companies to track users, and deliver them targeted ads. The new Firefox policy will allow cookies presented from domains that users actually visit -- a "first-party" site -- but will automatically block those generated by a third-party domain unless the user had previously visited the cookie's site-of-origin.

Last month. both the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Association of National Advertisers (ANA) slammed the new setting, claiming it would force thousands of small online businesses to close.

"The new default is currently only in this very early developer build of Firefox as it goes through Mozilla?s usual vetting process. As with other features we deploy, it will be several months of evaluating technical input from our users and the community before the new policy enters our Beta and General release versions of Firefox," said Alex Fpowel, who leads privacy and public policy for Mozilla.


Previous
Next
Fusion-io Unveils 1.6 TB ioFX for Workstation Applications        All News        Former News Corp President Bids For Hulu
Microsoft To Stop Supporting Windows XP     General Computing News      Former News Corp President Bids For Hulu

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Firefox Attacks Microsoft Over Default Browser in Windows 10
First Panasonic Smart TVs Powered by Firefox OS Debut
Orange Launches Firefox OS Smartphones in Africa
Firefox OS Expands with More Partners, Devices
Mozilla Moves To Exclude Flash From Firefox
Latest Firefox Streamlines Video Calling
LG to Release Firefox OS Smartphone in Japan
Firefox To Set Yahoo As Default Search Engine
Firefox Anniversary Edition Adds More Privacy Features
Firefox OS To Expand To Africa
Mozilla Hello Offers Voice and Video Calls Through The Browser
Firefox To Offer Free H.264 Codec Plugin

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .