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Google’s scrapping third-party cookies – but invasive targeted advertising will live on

By Eerke Boiten, Professor of Cybersecurity, School of Computer Science and Informatics, De Montfort University
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Google has announced plans to stop using tracking cookies on its Chrome browser by 2022, replacing them with a group profiling system in a move the company says will plot “a course towards a more privacy-friendly web”.

The change is significant. Chrome commands some two-thirds of the web browser market. Third-party tracking cookies, meanwhile, underpin much of the targeted…


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