FF 107.0.1 will not block Gitlab cookies even though I've requested such in "Manage Exceptions"?
FF 107.0.1 will not block Gitlab cookies even though I've requested such in "Manage Exceptions"? Do I need a Gitlab cookie for some reason? Macbook 12.5.1
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Try using the Page Info window. On the Permissions tab choose Block for Set Cookies.
Thanks much. I tried that fix and it did not work. Since I never use nor go to the Gitlab site, I just determined that Google is seemingly setting this cookie along with their own cookies. How is that allowed?
You need to give specific site url for others to see what cookies your asking about since no one can verify or replicate what your talking about here. And Firefox has no control what Google does or doesn't do.
I have set FF to clear all cookies each time I close FF. When I open FF with Gmail as my homepage, Google automatically sets three cookies and apparently sets a Gitlab "placeholder" cookie (there is no actual Gitlab cookie listed in "Storage" or "Last Used"). So, as you stated, I am SOL since I use Gmail daily but never visit/use Gitlab.
If my presumption is correct that Google has set this "phantom" cookie, any idea why? Just curious.
If I may, on a second topic: recently Google started putting "Log In With Google" popups on all accounts that require log-in. This is the most aggressive Google action I've ever seen in my 19 years with Gmail. I have no desire to turn my online life over entirely to Google. None of the advice I found online allows me to block this pop-up. Any suggestions?
Google doesn't set a Gitlab cookie on my computer. That may be because of my Enhanced tracking protection settings.
Since you have a Google account, you can switch off the option to display the log in prompt. You probably have to go to its accounts page.
I wonder whether one of your add-ons might be sending a request to the site that triggers the cookie? Or whether something in your home page (Firefox's Shortcuts section) is sending a request to the site??
On the first point, you could try starting in Firefox in its Troubleshoot Mode to disable add-ons temporarily. Here's how:
After quitting out of Firefox normally, hold down the Option/Alt key while launching Firefox.
A small dialog should appear. Click the Open button (NOT Refresh!)
To return to normal, quit again and start Firefox normally.
Thanks but Troubleshoot Mode (Safe Mode) didn't work. I'm jinxed! What an obnoxious popup and a very aggressive Google tactic.