This is a next-level anti-GDPR dark pattern from Forbes.
I selected that I only wanted the “required cookies” (no cookies should be required to read a text article.) “This may take up to a few minutes to process.” 🤔
Another website I can no longer bother with for this very reason
@laura what the heck even? also, what’s the chance that all the code running at that moment is sleep()?
@gekitsu for sure it is
@laura I call that an anti-Forbes pattern.
@laura Opting out of cookies requires third-party cookies? 😂
@amdt it truly is a remarkable mindset
@laura does that yellow notice even make sense from a technical standpoint?
@hirojin it's because they set a cookie to remember that you chose you don’t want cookies. It's the kind of backwards logic that’s rife in trackerland.
@laura so does that mean they're trying to push that cookie "upstream" to Google & Co?
Forbes is a really low quality news source so even more reason to avoid it.
@laura that's abhorrent, I wonder if there is president for bringing a class action.
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