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Hey,
Is there any option in adblock or other plugin to hide all those pop-ups for GDPR consents etc? I couldn't find any obvious one 

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13 minutes ago, wojtepanik said:

Hey,
Is there any option in adblock or other plugin to hide all those pop-ups for GDPR consents etc? I couldn't find any obvious one 

They're mandated by all EU governments, so deal with it.


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24 minutes ago, wojtepanik said:

Hey,
Is there any option in adblock or other plugin to hide all those pop-ups for GDPR consents etc? I couldn't find any obvious one 

These are required by EU laws.

If you accept or reject them, they should not bother that much anymore.


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Remember the small "we use cookies" pop ups? I used to be annoyed by those. But now I miss them. The GDPR pop-ups are horrible on many sites. Re-directs you to a different page and blocks half the page..

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Here in the UK a lot of sites, and some run by a certain local newspaper (yes we really still have local newspapers) have either an Accept option or choose.

 

If you click on choose you get a list with over one hundred organisations that want to share/borrow your details/spy on you. Annoyingly each time to be able to reject them all you need to click through 3 different popup boxes!

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28 minutes ago, wojtepanik said:

I would love to have that just rejects all option on every site I visit

Well, you can block sites that don't respect GDPR but as far as I know you can't auto-accept or auto-refuse as that would go against the whole point of the law: informed, opt-in data sharing. Trying to automate the process is problematic because every site does it differently, we'd need a database of what is considered a GDPR banner much like we have ad databases.


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4 hours ago, jj9987 said:

These are required by EU laws.

If you accept or reject them, they should not bother that much anymore.

There are websites which show them again unless you say yes to tracking.

And for the EU laws require them argument there are also cookie popup blocker for ublock.

 

For now just make your own filter. Over time the experience will get better.

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