Does chromium-browser keep FLoC?

Asked by Aurora on 2021-04-18

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2021-04-26
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2021-04-27
Aurora (itsunknown) said : #2

No, i mean to know if chromium team or that snap release handle ubuntu developers plans to remove that part from chromium opensource browser same as vivaldi, brave. I also saw details about edge browser disabled it

otherwise i saw these things https://github.com/ShivanKaul/flocblock

Aurora (itsunknown) said : #3

https://github.com/brave/brave-core/pull/8468
(Disable FLoC features and the provider service)

https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues/14942
(Currently Brave disables the FLoC component. However there is other FLoC functionality shipped in Chromium (behind origin trials). We should disable FLoC completely in Brave, including:....)

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) said : #4

Thanks for the pointers Aurora. Disabling FLoC makes sense in the interest of users' privacy. Would you mind filing a bug at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+filebug to track the removal?

Olivier Tilloy (osomon) said : #6

Thanks Aurora. Let's close the question and track progress on this in the bug report.

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