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Cookie consent going down hill

SE's cookie reject seems to have just got a lot worse. I now have to both opt-out, and then reject "legitimate interest". But that is not enough; I have to then go through all the vendors, ...
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Cookie Policy page is broken

I seem to have a new round of cookie nag screens. I'm ok with this I was wondering if anything had changed and clicked on the Cookie Policy Link, as below I get sent to this page Could this be fixed ...
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Why can't I dismiss these Stack Exchange cookie popups on mobile browser? [closed]

These pop-ups keep appearing on my Android phone when browsing Stack Exchange sites. No matter what I choose these popups occur on every page refresh and whenever I try to view a question. I'm using ...
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Why am I unable to close the cookie consent popup on iOS 12.5.7? [duplicate]

Not a Duplicate It does not seem to be a duplicate of these: The cookie consent dialog (coming from keeps popping up Why can't I dismiss these Stack Exchange cookie popups on mobile ...
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Why is Stack Exchange using dark patterns on its cookie permission dialog?

It would appear as though Stack Exchange is employing a dark pattern in its cookie permission dialogs. Specifically, there are two buttons presented in the initial dialog. The colour depends on the SE ...
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Why do these buttons (Accept all cookies - Customize settings - review your question) not work on my browser? [duplicate]

In some browsers, these buttons do not work. Your privacy By clicking “Accept all cookies”, you agree Stack Exchange can store cookies on your device and disclose information in accordance with our ...
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How do I dismiss the new cookie popup that appears on the site?

Lately I've been seeing this cookie popup that blocks a lot of the screen. When I try to do the "manage cookies" thing, all it shows me are several categories, with a green oval containing ...
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Winter Bash site shows cookie policy dialog even after logging in

Even after logging in on the Winter Bash 2021 site on a new browser, the cookie policy popup is still shown. Why is this happening? I thought they were stored across all Stack Exchange domains, and it ...
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Make cookie preferences configurable in profile

As shown in e.g. Could the cookie banner please be made less intrusive? and multiple answers to We’re adding more user controls for cookie consent the current cookie banner design is less than ideal. ...
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Cookie popup is not responsive on mobile

The new "Your Privacy" modal that pops up is not responsive on mobile browsers, causing it to take up two-thirds of the real estate and hang off the edge in Brave on iOS: Please fix this on ...
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Every Stack Exchange site, StackOverflow, Super User etc continue to asks me for cookie consent even if i accepted multiple times [duplicate]

As the title of the question says, every time I visit a site of stack exchange family I get the dialog for cookie consent. I accepted it multiple times (clicked on "Accept all cookies") but ...
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Link to cookie policy doesn't work in "Accept all cookies" popup

See also, a more narrow bug here (tagged "status-completed", incorrectly(?)). Upon visiting some SE sites (e.g., logged in or not, I receive this popup: The "Customize ...
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7k views is blocked by my browser

When navigating Stack Exchange, I get this error in my browser's console The resource from “” was blocked due to MIME type mismatch (X-Content-...
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Link to cookie policy doesn't work in 'Accept all cookies' popup

I received this popup: When clicking on 'Cookie Policy' it links to the current page url (with a # at the end).
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Is there a "never ask me about cookies again" cookie that we can set?

While I know it's in vogue to consider everything, everyone, and everywhere a lethal threat to one's well being, I have a question of a different sort. StackExchange is a plague of "we use cookies" ...
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Concerns about Stack Overflow's current trajectory

or, Is Stack Overflow beginning to prioritise profit over all else? Edit: No. No it is not. There was a brief hairy period, but it's still the Stack Overflow we all know and love. I no longer agree ...
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Cookie policy notice is not available on mobile web

Full version of any SE site contains a cookie notice on the bottom of the page: But mobile web doesn’t have it anywhere on the screen. P.S. switching to mobile web is only possible from meta ...
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Unable to translate cookie notice

Recently I see the notice down the page about using cookies on this site: This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant ads and job listings. By using our site, you ...
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What information is collected about users when they are OFF site, and how is this used?

From the Stack Exchange Cookie Policy: "If you use the Stack Overflow Network, both Stack Overflow and third parties will use cookies to track and monitor some of your activities on and off the ...
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How do I opt out of cookies?

In the new Stack Exchange Cookie Policy: If you don’t want Stack Overflow to use cookies when you visit the Stack Overflow network of sites, you can opt-out of certain cookie related processing ...