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Discussion on: Why can't browsers natively handle cookie consent?

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Michael Connors

For granularity a format could be produced that is stored in a text file at the root of website which lists the cookies and the categories they fall into and then the browsers could control on or off in a standardized way. The users could have defaults like accept them all, accept core and analytics etc and then fine tune them on a site by site basis.

Having control at the browser level would mean that a bug introduced on the site would not impact the privacy of a user.

The current approach of doing it at a site level seems like a swindle by the legal profession to make money.

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javad asadi

cookies are standardized in browser and servers. i could be hard to patch the standard to allow for txt file and categories.
txt files also could get cached and tagged for each user in order to track them