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Firefox Focus for Android will offer another way to prevent cross-site tracking

The Android version of the Firefox Focus browser gets another layer of privacy protection. Mozilla brings its full cookie protection feature to the application to combat cross-site tracking.

The functionality silos the cookies of each site you visit in “cookie jars”. Storing cookies separately should prevent them from tracking you around the web and provide businesses with data about your surfing behavior, such as details of the products you search for and the sites you visit. This information can be used for ad targeting and other purposes.

Mozilla calls Total Cookie Protection one of its strongest privacy protections to date and is a key weapon in its long-standing battle against. In June, alongside a redesign of the browser, the organization of privacy mode is active in Firefox itself.

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Firefox Focus has privacy protections enabled by default, so it makes sense to provide full cookie protection. Mozilla says it is the first Firefox mobile browser to offer this functionality.

Many sites integrate files hosted on other servers. To avoid the problems with those caused by the isolation of cookies with Total Cookie Protection, Mozilla exploits and certain other features. He says it helps prevent websites from crashing – SmartBlock replaces commonly blocked trackers so sites display as usual.

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