huh?! I thought the _nocookie_ in the domain meant that the website wouldn't put any cookies in my browser.
oh, wait, this is #google we're talking about - there's no google-owned domain that you can hit without getting tracking cookies embedded into your browser.
@shine There are many ways to obfuscate that issue, perhaps calling it a side effect from Google analytics that a lot of websites use. Handy for the data, but it does hand some control of your website over to Google.
@AskChip you're missing the point.
A **nocookie** service should NOT set ANY cookies whatsoever. That's the whole point of using that service. Otherwise people could just go to the main website which sets cookies anyway.
@shine It is either of two possibilities. They are either blissfully unaware or they are malicious. Neither possibility is great.
@AskChip that's why I was curious too. I thought the fediverse would've noticed it, but apparently nobody cares.
@AskChip love this! though it isn't practical so much in today's world, it's a lot relatable. I've bookmarked the video for sharing elsewhere too.
I do give incorrect information to places that do not require government identities; but these systems are getting smarter too now. they've now started to verify government identities to provide simple services like even grocery delivery 🤦♂️
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