@yogthos Well, time for me to reread WebKitGTK's hyperlink code. I don't think there's anything I could do about it at the level I work at, but I should know how Odysseus is impacted.

@yogthos I think I found WebCore's code for this, and browsers can still disable it. Apple merely removed their UI to do so.

I suppose there's other contributors who would be upset if they fully removed that option.

@alcinnz I'm surprised Apple disables the UI for that, they tend to be better when it comes to customer protection. Just another reminder that you can on only really trust open source software.

@switching.social @Dmitri Sotnikov ⚛️ Thanks for the heads up! Wasn't aware of this "feature". Luckily I already use firefox, but goot to know anyways.
@Victorhck @Harald Eilertsen I just switched to iridium browser which is abased on chromium but without the google implementation. So far I am pretty happy with it.

@aerror

Iridium does look interesting. I like what they're saying there about their Motivation, and all. Totally transparent about chromium, but actively determined to make it different. I'll keep an eye on that one for sure. And Germany! Not exactly in bed with Google.

@victorhck @harald

@yogthos
Not as easy as that.

Whatever your browser, you should be using #ublockorigin or something similar. The ping attribute is just one of many ways snoopers try to accomplish the same thing (redirects and JavaScript events being the two most popular).

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