Our homemade site-specific analytics considered as cross-site tracker

Site-specific analytics URL considered as cross-site tracker.

Website www.selfcad.com

Blocked Url: https://www.selfcad.com/analytics/pageView

This url is not exposed as an API to third-parties and that API was not designed to be used by a third party. This is our own API which only we use.

Issue happens with default shield settings.

When shields are turned off, this does not happen.

Brave version is Version 0.68.132 Chromium: 76.0.3809.132 (Official Build) (64-bit)

@fanboynz would be of help

We won’t remove 1st party tracking in Easyprivacy (even limited to only the same site only). Peoples privacy is more important than a website’s need for analytics.

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I thinking about a possible way of some respectful compromise for these needs of user (privacy) and site owner (need to analyze site usage)
Is there way to ask user for consent to join to site analytics program which Brave browser would recognize?
Is there API website can call to show secure (not controlled by site scripts) UI to ask user consent for joining to analytics, like:

Brave.requestForAnalyticsAllowance().then(function(boolean) {});

with some meta attributes at page like

<meta name=“x-brave-analytics-domain” content=“www.website.com” />
<meta name=“x-brave-analytics-url[0]” content=“https://www.selfcad.com/analytics/page-view” data-purpose=“Register page views” />

or any other ways to ask user consent for analytics?

Maybe kindly request users to disable Sheilds or adblocking tools? (with a non-offensive div element)

But does seem a bit strange to ask a user to disabling any blocking for tracking purposes. Its never really done for analytics reasons. Because at the end of the day it doesn’t really benefit the enduser to do so, only the site owner.

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