Researchers in the United States have decided to tackle the ubiquitous pop-ups and banners on the web that ask permission for cookies. Using artificial intelligence, CookieEnforcer is able to automatically reject non-essential cookies on 91% of sites.
With the General Data Protection Regulation (), the European Union placed At the heart of the concerns of these citizens. However, this has led to the current situation where sites continually ask for your consent for cookies and the format changes from site to site.
Troubled by these pop-ups, Internet users have learned to click without reading, often to acceptSince this is the most obvious button. However, thanks to researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and , a solution is on the horizon. Their system, called CookieEnforcer, will automatically reject unwanted cookies.
AI soon in the form of a browser extension
researchers trainedto browse To locate information related to web pages and cookies. she then makes a Text and various options for disabling non-essentials by simulating mouse clicks. The system is thus able to work on sites and with notification systems that have not yet been encountered.
The researchers then tested CookieEnforcer on 500 new sites.Non-essential cookies have been successfully disabled on 91% of sites. The system isn’t available to the public yet, but researchers may release it as a simple browser extension in the future.
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