Firefox to Improve Privacy with Network Partitioning Feature


Firefox 85, scheduled to be released in January 2021, will include an anti-tracking feature named Network Partitioning to improve user privacy on the internet.

While Firefox is not the first web browser to support network partitioning, it is a significant improvement as it eliminates tracking techniques dependent on shared cache functionality.

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Network Partitioning will enable Firefox to save resources like the favicons, cache, CSS files, images, etc., on a per-website basis, in the same pool. This makes it harder for third-parties like ad and web analytics companies to track users as they won’t be able to probe for the presence of data from other sites in this shared pool.

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