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help in understanding upcoming improved tracking protection
Hi, according to this news https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/06/04/firefox-now-available-with-enhanced-tracking-protection-by-default/
mozilla is going to block third-party tracking cookies by default (based on a blacklist). I don't understand the difference between the "trackers" and "cookies" -> "third party trackers" option in the firefox settings. The news tells me that "just" the cookie option will be enabled by default, meaning that the trackers are still loaded.
Lets talk about the effects in case of google analytics? When I activate the tracker-block option or use adblock, I will get errors in the developer console (or in add ons) that google analytics isn't found/loaded. When I activate the upcoming third party tracker cookie option I DON'T get this message - so analytics is still executed. Isn't analytics simply not working anymore at all because it is using its cookies OR are there only SOME functions of analytics that will not work anymore?
Could anyone clarfiy this for me?