Forcing websites to have cookie warning is training people to click accept on random boxes that pop up. Forming dangerous habits, that can be used by malicious websites.

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You click accept?


My foster parents are already conditioned to close any pop-ups (partially) because of this. Whenever they ask me for help with a computer issue, they instinctively close/accept a pop up right as it opens, even when it describes what the problem is. So I’m like “wait, what did that pop-up say?” and my foster father is like “…I don’t know? Why?”


*I am over 18*


LPT: There is a browser extension, ‘I don’t care about cookies’ that automatically blocks all ‘cookies’ related popup boxes.


Term and Conditions have been doing this for YEARS!