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Why can't I block google's cookies? Everytime I select their domain to be blocked, their cookies STILL show up when I check 'Show Cookies.' Not cool..

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I've done -both- selecting & blocking the domain name of Google for prefs, etc from it's website AND using the Firefox security options page and typing in Google's domain name then selecting it to remove its cookies. But every time I check the "Show Cookies" tab, google is STILL there in the cookie list even after I've done all this stuff. What must I do, what secret domain name must I type to ensure Google doesn't track me?

I'm already using DuckDuckGo as my sole search engine so there is NO reason why google should be able to attach cookies to me as I am NOT USING GOOGLE. Please help.

Thank You! EarthGrrl

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Thanks Teri,

Google just can't help itself in it's attempt for world domination. They have to get in everywhere. Your suggested fix worked well (so far - I'm sure they'll try to get in again). I simply just deleted the cookies.sqlite file you named - fixed !

Thanks again - Keep up the good fight.

Steve.

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Epic, another browser i use (there are 2 'privacy browsers' based on chrome, Xombrero is harder core, incredibly slow, insists on loading its makers' homepage and freezes a lot, Epic is super fast and only crashes, as all chrome browers do, 1. at random and 2. for flash, it crashes less than the others) posted this on their blog: "Google asked us to track you, we refused" http://blog.epicbrowser.com/2014/10/google-censored-us-then-insisted-on-tracking-you-we-said-no/ This might explain the google ever-cookie, firefox being on its way out and mozilla skint therefore (i will always prefer firefox but i am a pessimist) (plus, it doesn't crash and jam all the time, except for flash, a nasty invention, which i keep disabled so no problems) NB what i previously posted worked for a bit, then it stopped working...

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