Cookies from local files count as "3rd party"


Description of the issue
LocalStorage gets blocked for offline websites when you block 3rd party cookies.
/edit: The exact same website works perfectly fine if it’s hosted somewhere (like Github).

Exact URL of the website in question
Any offline website using localStorage.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Block 3rd party cookies
  2. Create an html file which uses localStorage.getItem()
  3. Open it in Brave

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? [Default states are: Block: Ads/Trackers, 3rd Party Cookies, 3rd Party Fingerprinting Allow: Encrypt Connections enabled (HTTPS), Scripts] (yes/no)

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off? (yes/no)
Shield is automatically deactivated for offline sites, so no.

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no)
Yes, allowing all cookies fixes it.

Does the site function as expected when using Chrome? (yes/no)

What Brave version/Build are you using when you encounter the issue?(About Brave info)
Version 0.58.21 Chromium: 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit)


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