Firefox adds GPC opt-out mechanism

14/12/2021 | MediaPost

Following a successful trial, Mozilla has added the Global Privacy Control's universal opt-out tool to the latest version of its Firefox browser. Mozilla has been trialling GPC's since October, which will enable users to universally opt-out of the sale or transfer of their data, as opposed to opting out on every site to comply with the California Privacy Rights Act's provisions for honouring GPC signals. In comments submitted to the consultation on CPRA rulemaking, Mozilla said it is "so critical" for a clearer requirement for GPC under the CPRA. 


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