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Thread: Getting rid of the annoying cookie alerts ?

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    SG Enthusiast Easto's Avatar
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    Question Getting rid of the annoying cookie alerts ?

    Is there a Chrome extension or something that will either hide or automatically click all the "We use cookies" alerts that seem to be popping up lately? I use AdBlock for the ads, but these cookie alerts are starting to bug me.

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    Administrator Philip's Avatar
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    It is mostly because of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). There are some new more strict rules that came into effect on May 25th, causing Google and every other Ad Agency to revise their privacy/tracking agreements, it's a zoo out there. In essence, websites have to obtain consent from every user in the EU to use cookies, or personal information. Also, the consent has to be verifiable/stored, etc. It's kinda crazy, but that's why every website has some type of Ajax consent dialog, and some apply it globally to all users. I am not sure if there is any type of "blocker" for those, they usually just use javascript on the page, often not from a third party.

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