@better quick question: on desktop, ublock origin has an « annoyances » section that is able to suppress GDPR dark pattern modal pop ups that try to trick you into *consenting* to tracking.
On iOS I use better. I see there are virtually no options for the aforementioned use case. Is this something you have considered ? The modal pop ups are an order of magnitude more annoying on mobile safari than on desktop browsers.
@better sorry to chase, having a hard time and I’m looking for solutions. Would love a word from you on the matter (even if it’s just « not planned »)
@codeforchaos hi, so sorry I missed this earlier. Quick answer: no and not planned.
Longer answer: Adding lists that hide these popups and do hiding, rather than blocking, tends to require very long lists that can slow browsing down, and also need a lot of maintenance on a per-site basis. More fundamentally, this is a really tricky grey area in my (@laura) opinion which @aral and I sort-of disagree on: unless we are certain we’re blocking every form of tracking on a page, we could be obscuring…