"The clearest losers in Mozilla’s plan will be companies that track users without their knowledge. They will be permitted to request permission to place a cookie in Firefox, but users might have little incentive to allow a company they are not familiar with to have access their browsing data. “For them, it is going to be difficult,” said Aleecia McDonald, director of privacy for the Center for Internet and Society. “Bringing them out into the light is not a bad thing.”" Read more » about Firefox Web browser to move ahead plan to block tracking
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