"Regulation or not, now that #Safari has brilliantly demonstrated that it is possible to get rid of third-party #tracking without breaking the Web it is only a matter of time before other browsers will have to stop being complicit in violating the privacy of their users. Sure enough tracking companies are desperately attempting to fight back with nasty hacks, but those are just the agonising throes of a dying breed. It's over."
- #Robin​Berjon, 2018
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"In Europe, it's likely that you're going to start seeing much more modal, intrusive consent dialogs when visiting a site. Don't blame the publishers, they're acting at gunpoint and facing a cartel. But know this: nothing forces you to consent. They are not allowed to lock you out if you refuse. There's only one thing you need to do: Just Click No."

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@strypey on many sites, clicking "No" takes 3-5 clicks, with dark patterns lurking at every step, trying to make you accidentally click "Enable all and save"

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@strypey does it violate GDPR?
Probably.

Does it also violate GDPR if a website locks you out if you don't conesnt?
Probably.

Do they give a shit?
No.

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