How do I turn on Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari11?

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  1. yalag macrumors 65816

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    How do I turn on Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari11? Is it the "ask websites not track me"? Also, what cookies should I set it at? Always allow?
     
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    Sorry. Prevent Cross-Site Tracking.
     
  5. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Oh, I don't have to set anything? It's just on? Then what is "ask websites not track me"?
     
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    "Ask" is the old functionality, which sends a "do not track header" that some dodgy advertisers ignore/work around. The new "prevent cross-site tracking" option is designed to work around the workarounds. It's a bit of a cat-and-mouse thing!
     
  7. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Cool. So how do I turn on the new "prevent cross site"?
     
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    It should be right next to the "ask sites not to track me" option.

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  9. chabig macrumors 603

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    Nermal's right. The Do Not Track setting is a WWW standard, which providers and advertisers are supposed voluntarily comply with. They don't, so now Apple is one-upping them.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Do_Not_Track
     
  10. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Wait, how come my safari is different??

    Screen Shot 2017-09-19 at 10.01.42 PM.png
     
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  12. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Did you take that screenshot from safari11?
     
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    I actually copied that screenshot from a news article. I'm not at home right now but I'm 99% sure that I'm on 11 and that it looks the same.
     
  14. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Pretty sure it won’t be. Let me know when you check from home
     
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    I just installed Safari 11 and mine still looks like the older version without the cross site option. Does this need a "windows" style system reboot? I wouldn't think so but wanted to ask.
     
  16. yalag thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I don’t think safari have the cross site option at all. These guys are just pulling screenshots from an old beta. It doesn’t exists
     
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    Looks like that's it. I have the new option on my 10.13 machine but not on my 10.12 machine.
     

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