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Add-on "I don't care about cookies" not working properly in FF anymore

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There's an add-on that filters out those annoying "This website uses cookies" warnings. A very useful add-on. But since a couple of months, it doesn't work well anymore. According to the maker, the problem only occurs in FF on Win, not in Chrome/Opera and not in FF on Linux. And he states that he contacted FF, but that FF didn't do anything to resolve the problem. See https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/i-dont-care-about-cookies/ > Reviews (in the upper right block) > comment by user 13764671 and the reply.

I'd like to know what the status of this reported problem is. Because as I said, it's a very useful add-on. And there's no alternative.

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You will have to contact the developer of the extension since there isn't any detail in the reply that would make it possible to check the current state.

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It seems to an intermittent issue: https://github.com/mozilla/addons/issues/1134

Perhaps it is a timing problem: Firefox tries to run the extension code prematurely and therefore isn't able to get the style rules into the document.

I don't know of any way for an end-user to resolve that, but if you notice particular patterns to when it occurs, perhaps a workaround could be developed.

There is a bug on file in the tracking system (bug 1599352) but it's expected to be fixed as part of a large coding project so probably not in the near future.

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Thanks jscher2000, that's a useful reply. I've 'upvoted' the bug by means of a comment. I hope it'll be fixed soon, because I find those cookie warnings really annoying.

Modified by FrankC

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