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how to require firefox to ask to save every cookie prior to use

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Hi. So, I have been using Firefox for a long time as my daily, general purpose browser. There are two reasons that I have stayed using Firefox over switching full time to chrome. The first was that there was a setting that required me to personally accept the placement of a cookie on my computer. Thus every time I went to a new website, Firefox would prompt me for each cookie and I could decide which ones I wanted to allow for basic site functionality and which ones I would block because they were obviously for tracking. I went to the settings tab and there is no more option for "ask me every time" in the cookie management section. What gives? Giving the user more control over their security made you stand apart from chrome and was core for me staying with you folks. Did that setting move somewhere or change its wording so as for me to not see it?

The second reason that I stick with Firefox is because of the no-script plug-in that apparently has not ungraded to the new standards that you are enforcing on this newest upgrade. That is less your fault then their slow adaption to new standards however, i can't help but think that better coordination with some of your top plug-in builders could have prevented me not being able to use one of my most important Firefox functionalities.

I have always kept a two tier web browser security setup with Firefox as my primary and most secure way of accessing the Internet and using chrome occasionally/rarely when I wanted to bypass my security arrangement. Now with Firefox loosing the two core reasons for me using it that provide core security functionality, it seems ridiculous for me to not just use chrome all the time. I really do hope that I am missing something and that these two core security features have not been stripped away from Firefox. Thanks.

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Hi marc_p,

The NoScript extension took a bit longer than expected but it is here now!

Let me dig into the cookies stuff and i'll get back to you.

Modified by ddtudoran

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No Script seems to work now

Notes to Option: "Ask me everytime"

There is a bugzilla entry: Bug 606655 - Remove "Ask me everytime" cookies option.

I tried to go back to firefox52 on mac - the option "Ask me everytime" was removed there too. I do not know when I configured the option, but it worked till I updated to firefox 57

My Opinion: Without this option, there is no simple possibility, to track, what websites are doing - I agree to marc, this is core functionality - for all Permissions we should have a always ask - if there is no important reason against it (in case there are reasons against - we would need a addon, that is simple to use, and goes into the permissions menue for clarity)

Most options under Tools->PageInfo->Permissions have the "allways ask" option - why was this one removed