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Re: Further text associated with the change proposal on Unique Identifiers, issue-199

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 06:16:55 -0400
Message-ID: <5253DB97.5040003@cdt.org>
To: Mike O'Neill <michael.oneill@baycloud.com>
CC: 'Geoff Gieron - AdTruth' <ggieron@adtruth.com>, jeff@democraticmedia.org, 'Alan Chapell' <achapell@chapellassociates.com>, 'Shane M Wiley' <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, public-tracking@w3.org

On Tue Oct  8 05:33:13 2013, Mike O'Neill wrote:
> Some of these technologies are indiscriminate in the features they
> block and their widespread use will have a disastrous effect on the
> web and innovation in it. I should imagine that developers are already
> working on extensions that will block XHR, POSTs etc. from third-party
> iframes.

Heya, I do this now with RequestPolicy in FF:


which blocks all third-party loads that I don't whitelist. (But I'm 
very weird.)

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