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FireFox 19.02 Cookie Handling Changes prevent users from blocking or allowing cookies?

Prior to 19.0.2, I could specifically decide exactly how a site deposited cookies on my machine. When I visited a 'new' site, FireFox sprung open a pop-up window that allowed me to choose "Block", "Allow for Session" or "Allow". That doesn't appear anymore.

Also, for at least one site, FireFox won't adhere to my chosen handling preference: "Twitter dot com" will not accept the "Allow For Session" designator. I've NEVER allowed any site to set cookies past session's end, and prior to 19.0.2 Twitter had the "Allow for Session" designation. Now, however, Twitter FORCES FireFox to "ALLOW" cookies; when I manually enter "Allow for session" Firefox won't take it! FireFox immediately changes that to "ALLOW" status.

Why was the very nice pop-up cookie handling routine disabled in FireFox 19.0.2, and is there any way to get it back? This new FireFox is making me unhappy.

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