New privacy policies of the Global privacy project will ban website popups, data tracking and selling

Google has made it really easy for us to make researches online but along with that the search giant is a threat to our privacy as well. We often come across the website popups which are extremely annoying and even if we accidentally open it there are chances of our accounts getting hacked. These websites even track all our data and sell it which is very risky.

Recently, new technology has been developed by some website publishers and browser makers. The main purpose of this technology is to ban the websites who are sharing or selling your data to other developers. It is best for people who have daily research work and are annoyed by these popups who want you to enable cookies setting which might put your privacy at risk.

If this new technology is approved users will have to make a little update in their settings and can permanently prohibit website makers from selling or sharing your browsing data. This new technology is really beneficial for people in California as years ago they tried to block website tracking and they failed badly but this time people have high hopes as this technology has chances of success.

For Global Privacy Control project to work, the establishers had to take help from different publishers and website makers like The New York Times, Washington Post, Mozilla and Brave. They all came up with 2 privacy laws. Known as The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In Europe, It is the reason why websites make you use cookies and these files are the reasons behind the hacking and tracking of our data.

One requirement of the California Consumer privacy gives users permission to add a switch in their browser, that switch would warn the websites that the users do not want to see notification popups and this is the best part about this policy and the publishers are working further to make this feature legally binding so that the websites will have to change their settings.

Different publishers have been trying for years to make a policy for privacy but they failed and this technology has been the first one in the year to have been partially successful in providing privacy controls without extra ads, while advertisers do have an upper hand.

Almost all of the websites have started focusing on privacy policies Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal was one of the events which increased users awareness on security policies. Safari, Brave and Firefox also have decided to make privacy their top concern these days.

This new technology was not able to be successful without its search engine partners which include, Tumbler, WordPress publishers and DuckDuckGo.
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