Fed up with those relentless cookie consent popups which appear ever time you land on a web page nowadays? Join the club. It’s like every time you’re trying to get something done, you have to waste 5 minutes clicking on tedious close box icons, just to read a web page. Grrr. Now some enterprising researchers from Denmark’s Aarhus University have come up with a solution. A small web browser plugin called Consent o’Matic.
The plugin is available for the Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge on both mobile and desktop, and it’s completely free. The best thing is it’s absolutely automatic. Just set it up once and let it do its job on every web page you visit. No more scrolling through pages of buttons and obscure options. Wonderful people.
“Automatic handling of GDPR consent forms
Cookie pop-ups are designed to be confusing and make you ‘agree’ to be tracked. This add-on automatically answers consent pop-ups for you, so you can’t be manipulated. Set your preferences once, and let the technology do the rest!”