I can’t believe I’m having to write this code in a fucking web server. What a mockery of the web, human rights, and the GDPR.

Fuck you, Google!

#FLoC #Google #SurveillanceCapitalism

So, ball’s in your court, web server developers.

Are you going to add a one-line header, by default, to your server responses to protect people from being tracked by Google or not?

Adding it to Site.js took 5 minutes or work:


Do you care?

More: plausible.io/blog/google-floc


@aral I don't suppose you'd know if adding these header policies to HTML meta tags would work? I have a few websites that use GitHub and GitLab (.com) Pages, and I don't think I can alter the headers coming from the server.

I've at least updated all my other websites with this! Thanks again for the heads-up!

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@Alamantus AFAIK, no. (For one thing, Google isn’t trying to make it easier for you, they’re just trying to cover their asses with regulators – “oh, it’s opt out so people have a CHOICE… so it’s ok”

@Alamantus But you can lobby GitHub and GitLab to add them by default to every request.

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