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Open-Source ‘Consent-O-Matic’ Tool Lets Anyone Automatically Stop Websites From Tracking Them

Vice: “Nobody really likes being tracked around the web, but rejecting cookies in a pop-up window every time you’re presented with the option can be exhausting. Now, there’s a tool that will do it for you automatically, and it’s called Consent-O-Matic.  Despite it being four years since Europe’s GDPR data protection and privacy law was passed, along with the creation of consent management platforms (CMPs) meant to ensure compliance with GDPR, many sites still outright violate regulations and deceptively track internet activity. In April, researchers at Aarhus University released Consent-O-Matic to automatically reject permission requests to track you…”

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