3rd Party Cookie Blocking and Fingerprinting Does Not Seem to be Working


Description of the issue:
3rd Party Cookie Blocking and Fingerprinting Blocking do not appear to be working when tested against Panopticlick.eff.org

|Does your browser unblock 3rd parties that promise to honor Do Not Track?|✗ no|

|Does your browser protect from fingerprinting?|✗
your browser has a unique fingerprint|

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Went into Brave settings and set Block 3rd Party Cookies
  2. Went into Brave settings and set Block all fingerprinting
  3. In Brave browser, went to https://panopticlick.eff.org and ran test

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Expected result:
Expected to see that 3rd party cookies are blocked and that no unique fingerprint was found.

Reproduces how often:
Every time. 5x

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Mac OS Mojave Version 10.14.4

Brave Version 0.62.51 Chromium: 73.0.3683.103 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
I’m new to Brave


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Thank you so very much. This is great information. Awesome job!



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closed #4