Intent to Prototype: Bounce Tracking Mitigations

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Ben Kelly

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Sep 6, 2022, 2:22:13 PM9/6/22
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Contact emails

wande...@chromium.orgb...@chromium.orgrtar...@chromium.orgj...@chromium.org

Explainer

https://github.com/wanderview/bounce-tracking-mitigations/blob/main/explainer.md

Specification



Summary

We intend to prototype browser changes to mitigate bounce tracking on the web. We do not have a final design yet, but this will likely involve deleting storage from sites that appear to be bounce trackers when users have blocked third-party cookies. See the explainer for more details.



Blink component

Internals>Network>Cookies

Motivation

Redirects can be used to implement cross-site tracking of users. In addition, redirects can be used to simulate third-party cookies even when the user has chosen to block third-party cookies. The primary goal of this effort is to mitigate these privacy issues.



Initial public proposal



TAG review



TAG review status

Pending

Risks



Interoperability and Compatibility



Gecko: No signal

WebKit: No signal

Web developers: No signals

Other signals:

WebView application risks

Does this intent deprecate or change behavior of existing APIs, such that it has potentially high risk for Android WebView-based applications?



Debuggability



Is this feature fully tested by web-platform-tests?

No

Flag name



Requires code in //chrome?

True

Tracking bug

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1360489

Launch bug

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1318210

Estimated milestones

No milestones specified



Link to entry on the Chrome Platform Status

https://chromestatus.com/feature/5705149616488448

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