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Mozilla to Block Third-Party Cookies in Firefox

The Mozilla Foundation, makers of the popular Firefox Web browser, will begin to block third-party advertising cookies by default, a move sure to upset online advertisers who rely on behavioral audience tracking to better serve online ads. The move is in line with that of Apple’s Safari, which has blocked third-party cookies for a long time, yet diverges from Google’s Chrome browser, which allows cookies of all types.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work