Firefox’s Optional Tracking Protection Reduces Load Time For News Sites By 44%

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An anonymous reader writes: Former Mozilla software engineer Monica Chew and Computer Science researcher Georgios Kontaxis recently released a paper (PDF) that examines Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection feature. The duo found that with Tracking Protection enabled, the Alexa top 200 news sites saw a 67.5 percent reduction in the number of HTTP cookies set. Furthermore, performance benefits included a 44 percent median reduction in page load time and 39 percent reduction in data usage. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Firefox’s Optional Tracking Protection Reduces Load Time For News Sites By 44%

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