Firefox ends tracking cookies with its latest update
Firefox 86 comes with a novelty that can mark an era by improving privacy and protecting users from cookies.
Total privacy when browsing is a chimera in different aspects, but novelties such as the one incorporated are welcome Firefox in its new version in order to combat the rights taken by cookies of the different web. It offers something that has been called total protection against cookies, but what does it refer to?
To explain it there is nothing better than an example. Surely on some occasion you have read information about a product, such as a vacuum cleaner or a book, and the days after You have been assaulted by a multitude of advertisements from different shops about the same product. This is because of the cookies that track your browsing.
But with Firefox 86 this is going to end. The desktop version of the browser limits the information that cookies collect to the same page from which they come, they will not follow you during your browsing.
With the Firefox update, cookies will help the pages know your preferences in terms of languages, how you move through them, where you clicked and everything that has to do with that same website, but nothing else.
This is achieved thanks to Total Cookie Protection, as they have called in Firefox, which create a container independent cookies for each website instead of storing all those that the browser receives in it. They have explained it themselves with this image that they have collected in The Next Web.
In order to activate it you have to enter the tab Privacy browser settings and mark the strictest protection instead of the standard which is selected by default. Once it is done, it will begin to act as we have explained in this article.
In case you want download this browser version, here is the official page of Firefox 86 official page.