The Mozilla company has developed a new feature for its Firefox browser that will make web browsing less "annoying."
So, Firefox browser users will no longer have to deal with these banners every time they visit a new website, and a feature called Cookie Banner Reduction will attempt to do so instead.
Cookie files, or cookies, are small pieces of data that are sent by a web server and stored on the user's computer or the device with which the user has connected to the internet. With the help of these files, the website remembers information about the “visits” of users.
Thanks to these files, every time you visit a website, you don't have to, for example, enter your login and password, and the browser loads them by itself. As a result, the server load does not increase and the speed of opening web pages increases.
It should be noted that these files are not dangerous in themselves, as they cannot start any process on the device nor affect its operation.
On the other hand, these files may contain information about:
When we visit websites, most often a window appears in front of us with a warning about the collection of cookies or a request for permission to collect this data. Such warnings became mandatory after the tightening of EU law on cookies.