Apple blocks third-party cookies in Safari

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Starting today, with the release of Safari 13.1 and through updates to the Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) privacy feature, Apple now blocks all third-party cookies in Safari by default.

The company’s move means that online advertisers and analytics firms cannot use browser cookie files anymore to track users as they visit different sites across the internet.

But Apple says the move isn’t actually a big deal, since they were already blocking most third-party cookies used for tracking anyway.

“It might seem like a bigger change than it is,” said John Wilander, an Apple…

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