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Why have you changed Cookie handling in release 44 ??!!?? Now I can't specify which cookies I want to block and which I want to keep only for session - BAD
I am just managing to hang on to release 43.0.1, despite Firefox's attempts to 'upgrade' to 44.0.1 !!
This is because you have changed cookie handling in 44 to allow all cookies but delete them ALL at the end of session, or retain ALL cookies.
In release 43 we were able to finesse our cookie handling so we could retain some cookies ('allow') while flagging others to be deleted at end of session. This allowed me to set 'remember me' data to 'allow' while setting other data-gathering cookies on the same site to be deleted at end of session - now we can only choose allow all, or delete all at end of session - WHY ON EARTH DID YOU DO THIS?? This has NEGATIVE repercussions on Privacy, and I thought you guys were Friends of Privacy!
PLEASE REVERT BACH TO THE PREVIOUS WAY OF HANDLING COOKIES.
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The "Ask me" choice for cookies has been removed in Firefox 44+ and will be treated like ACCEPT_NORMALLY (network.cookie.lifetimePolicy = 0). This was originally filed as a bug in 2010 and the fix landed last year in the Firefox code. As this special cookie code was already broken it is highly unlikely that this can undone.
Bug 606655 - Remove "Ask me everytime" cookies option (landed 44+) Bug 1231020 - Badly documented values for cookie prefs
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