@ChALkeR opened this Issue on September 1st 2015

Similar: #4482, #3486.

Epiphany broke DNT support, it now sends DNT headers by default: https://git.gnome.org/browse/epiphany/commit/?id=4ff8705155fda53460bc9dfdc1de6c14e83880a1.
It's not a user preference anymore (as it should be), it's a default setting, which breaks the purpose behind DNT.

The user agent includes Epiphany/{version}, latest version that did not break DNT was Epiphany/3.17.2.

@ChALkeR commented on September 1st 2015


A user agent must have a default tracking preference of unset (not enabled) unless a specific tracking preference is implied by the user's decision to use that agent.

@tsteur commented on September 24th 2015 Member

We do now ignore DNT for Epiphany. @mattab unfortunately we have to ignore all versions of Epiphany but I think that's ok for now? To respect the users privacy using an earlier version it would be nice to be able to specify a min browser version to ignore. It's possibly not needed in this case and I'll close it for now. Feel free to reopen if it's needed already.

This Issue was closed on September 24th 2015
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