Continue to block FLoC post Joomla! 3.9.27
Did you see it?
Post Installation Message
After updating an old version of Joomla! CMS to v3.9.27 or later you should be prompted to see the following Post Installation Message.
If you missed it then you can re-read the message when you select Components > Post Installation Messages from the menu at the top of your website's control panel.
What action should you take?
No action is required if you wish to continue blocking FLoC.
Global Configuration > Site Settings will block FloC by default when you update your website to Joomla! 3.9.27 or later.
You can change this setting in Global Configuration under the Site tab if you wish.
But first find out the implications of doing so.
Joomla! and FLoC Browser Technology
The Joomla! CMS will by default block FLoC browser technology following the Joomla! 3.9.27 Security Release.
Why has this change been made by The Joomla! Project?
To help prevent website visitors from being profiled by FLoC browser technology.
For more information about FLoC visit the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) website.
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