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How do I dismiss the new cookie popup that appears on the site?

Here’s a uBlock Origin filter to disable it: stackexchange.com##.js-consent-banner superuser.com##.js-consent-banner stackoverflow.com##.js-consent-banner mathoverflow.net##.js-consent-banner ...
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Concerns about Stack Overflow's current trajectory

Using cookies for this purpose, as opposed to just for authentication, strongly suggests that Stack Overflow is, indeed, collecting data about unauthenticated users. Even more strongly suggested by a ...
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Make cookie preferences configurable in profile

For registered users, we're working on storing cookie preferences against your account so that your preferences are saved across our different domains. That will save you from having to set ...
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How do I dismiss the new cookie popup that appears on the site?

There is a reported bug cookielaw.org keeps popping up that for iPad / iPhone / Mac (Safari) users this popup always returns on the next page load, no matter what you try. That needs to be fixed first ...
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Why is Stack Exchange using dark patterns on its cookie permission dialog?

The UX logic is Dark = Usual/recommended Light = Unusual In the first dialogue there are two choices. Sure you're encouraged at this point to accept all cookies. That's not really the point of your ...
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Cookie consent going down hill

Since people continue to argue that that consent window can't be from Stack Exchange, I wanted to post this answer to provide some insight (I am not feeling at ease with replacing the question ...
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How do I dismiss the new cookie popup that appears on the site?

Following the answer above, add these two lines to a Ublock Origin My filter (click settings icon and then My Filters tab): *##.js-consent-banner *##.js-dismissable-hero.ps-relative.fc-black-200.bg-...
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How do I opt out of cookies?

Update: I've added a link in the cookie policy to directly go to your account settings where you can manage providence data collection/processing. It'll build out in the next 10-15 minutes. It's not ...
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Link to cookie policy doesn't work in 'Accept all cookies' popup

This has been fixed in build 2021.2.12.38568
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cdn.cookielaw.org is blocked by my browser

The problem is caused by the fact that I'm using Tor. The request for "https://cdn.cookielaw.org/scripttemplates/otSDKStub.js" is answered by a 403 with a page "Error 1020 access ...
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Cookie policy notice is not available on mobile web

This looks fixed now:
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Unable to translate cookie notice

This text message is available on Transifex now (key is ae7bed3cb192da2aa363ae1b8e4dc4bc) and already translated at least on Stack Overflow in Russian:
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Cookie popup is not responsive on mobile

This has been fixed and the updated cookie dialog is much better. I think there is still room for improvement in other areas of the UI when displayed on small screens though.
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Why is Stack Exchange using dark patterns on its cookie permission dialog?

At least as of today (2023-03-18), the Accept all cookies button is half the width it used to be and there is now a third Necessary cookies only button (of the same size and colour as Accept all ...
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Cookie consent going down hill

Your issue was caused by some hiccups during the deployment of the new cookie modal that we previously announced. It has since been resolved. Thank you for reporting this bug.
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Why is Stack Exchange using dark patterns on its cookie permission dialog?

It does seem a bit disingenuous at first glance. If the UX were coloring based on Light=Unusual and Dark=Usual, then that would imply that the designer expects a user to read and disregard the "...
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