Difference between revisions of "Intelligent Tracking Prevention"

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* [[Privacy]] of users on the web has been compromised by the use of tracking by third parties that are referenced by the first party, or the party to which the user navigated.
 
* [[Privacy]] of users on the web has been compromised by the use of tracking by third parties that are referenced by the first party, or the party to which the user navigated.
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* The first attempt to block advertiser's tracking of users was blocking third party cookies which could let the advertiser know if they had been accessed in a different session with a different first-party (origin) web server.
 
* Back in 2017 Apple introduced [https://webkit.org/blog/7675/intelligent-tracking-prevention/ Intelligent Tracking Prevention]] as a means to maintain "user trust. Many users feel that trust is broken when they are being tracked and privacy-sensitive data about their web activity is acquired for purposes that they never agreed to."
 
* Back in 2017 Apple introduced [https://webkit.org/blog/7675/intelligent-tracking-prevention/ Intelligent Tracking Prevention]] as a means to maintain "user trust. Many users feel that trust is broken when they are being tracked and privacy-sensitive data about their web activity is acquired for purposes that they never agreed to."
* Since then other browsers have been adding similar functionality which is included in this wiki page.
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* Since then, other browsers have been adding similar functionality which is included in this wiki page.
 
* There are only two major browser operating systems which are the focus of this page even though other browsers are enabled on those two platforms.
 
* There are only two major browser operating systems which are the focus of this page even though other browsers are enabled on those two platforms.
 
* Also note the other main platform, Microsoft Windows, now supports Chrome as the basis for their Edge Browser.
 
* Also note the other main platform, Microsoft Windows, now supports Chrome as the basis for their Edge Browser.

Revision as of 09:39, 1 September 2022

Full Title or Meme

A means to prevent Third Parties in browser sessions from tracking the user across different first part web sites.

References

  • See the wiki page on Redirects for how cookies are handled during a redirection from a first party to a third party.

Context

  • Privacy of users on the web has been compromised by the use of tracking by third parties that are referenced by the first party, or the party to which the user navigated.
  • The first attempt to block advertiser's tracking of users was blocking third party cookies which could let the advertiser know if they had been accessed in a different session with a different first-party (origin) web server.
  • Back in 2017 Apple introduced Intelligent Tracking Prevention] as a means to maintain "user trust. Many users feel that trust is broken when they are being tracked and privacy-sensitive data about their web activity is acquired for purposes that they never agreed to."
  • Since then, other browsers have been adding similar functionality which is included in this wiki page.
  • There are only two major browser operating systems which are the focus of this page even though other browsers are enabled on those two platforms.
  • Also note the other main platform, Microsoft Windows, now supports Chrome as the basis for their Edge Browser.

Apple

Android