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iOS 17 will stop websites from tracking you — here’s how

iOS 17, along with iPadOS 17 and macOS Sonoma, adds a new anti-tracking system to the Safari browser to prevent users from being tracked through hyperlinks.

As was briefly addressed during Apple’s WWDC 2023 keynote, tracking URL tags will now be automatically removed when browsing in Safari’s private tab, or when using Mail or Messages. These tags are automatically appended to the end of the URL, in a similar way to how a browser cookie works, in order to identify the source of traffic to a particular web page.

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