Gstatic by Google (gstatic.com)

“gstatic.com is a domain owned and used by Google for loading content from their CDN.” – Source

Ethical design violations

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Block rule

Block cookies to gstatic on Google pages. (Not blocking completely so as not to kill the patient on sites infected with Google tumors like maps, recaptcha, etc.)

- trigger:
    - url-filter: gstatic.com
- action:
    - type: block-cookies

Block metric.gstatic.com (tracking pixel)

metric.gstatic.com

Prevalence

Pandemic: found on 37.5% of surveyed sites (2633 instances observed).

Notes

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