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# **Gstatic** by Google (gstatic.com)
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> “gstatic.com is a domain owned and used by Google for loading content from their CDN.” – [Source](https://en.wiki-domains.net/wiki/gstatic.com)
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## Ethical design violations

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(Learn more about [Ethical Design](https://ind.ie/ethical-design).)

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  * Tracker
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  * Web bug
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<!-- Other ethical design violation badges go here. Valid ones are:
  * Aggressive
  * Doorslam
  * Clickbait
  * Fingerprint
-->

## Block rule

<!--
	The original block rule is automatically generated by Better Inspector.
	If you want to edit it, you may. The Inspector will not touch your edits
	in future passes.
-->

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**Block cookies** to gstatic on Google pages. (Not blocking completely on Google properties so as not to break Google Images.) Unfortunately, the if-domain and unless-domain rules require exact matches (e.g., base domain doesn’t match www or any other subdomains) and Google has a metric-doodoo-tonne of domains.
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```mson
- trigger:
	- url-filter: gstatic.com
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  - if-domain: google.com, news.google.com, www.google.ae, www.google.am, www.google.as, www.google.at, www.google.az, www.google.ba, www.google.be, www.google.bg, www.google.bi, www.google.bs, www.google.ca, www.google.cd, www.google.cg, www.google.ch, www.google.ci, www.google.cl, www.google.co.bw, www.google.co.ck, www.google.co.cr, www.google.co.hu, www.google.co.id, www.google.co.il, www.google.co.im, www.google.co.in, www.google.co.je, www.google.co.jp, www.google.co.ke, www.google.co.kr, www.google.co.ls, www.google.co.ma, www.google.co.nz, www.google.co.th, www.google.co.ug, www.google.co.uk, www.google.co.uz, www.google.co.ve, www.google.co.vi, www.google.co.za, www.google.co.zm, www.google.com, www.google.com.af, www.google.com.ag, www.google.com.ar, www.google.com.au, www.google.com.bd, www.google.com.bo, www.google.com.br, www.google.com.bz, www.google.com.co, www.google.com.cu, www.google.com.do, www.google.com.ec, www.google.com.eg, www.google.com.et, www.google.com.fj, www.google.com.gi, www.google.com.gt, www.google.com.hk, www.google.com.jm, www.google.com.kw, www.google.com.ly, www.google.com.mt, www.google.com.mx, www.google.com.my, www.google.com.na, www.google.com.nf, www.google.com.ni, www.google.com.np, www.google.com.om, www.google.com.pa, www.google.com.pe, www.google.com.ph, www.google.com.pk, www.google.com.pr, www.google.com.py, www.google.com.qa, www.google.com.sa, www.google.com.sb, www.google.com.sg, www.google.com.sv, www.google.com.tj, www.google.com.tr, www.google.com.tw, www.google.com.ua, www.google.com.uy, www.google.com.uz, www.google.com.vc, www.google.com.vn, www.google.cz, www.google.de, www.google.dj, www.google.dk, www.google.dm, www.google.ee, www.google.es, www.google.fi, www.google.fm, www.google.fr, www.google.gg, www.google.gl, www.google.gm, www.google.gr, www.google.hn, www.google.hr, www.google.ht, www.google.hu, www.google.ie, www.google.is, www.google.it, www.google.jo, www.google.kg, www.google.kz, www.google.li, www.google.lk, www.google.lt, www.google.lu, www.google.lv, www.google.md, www.google.mn, www.google.ms, www.google.mu, www.google.mw, www.google.net, www.google.nl, www.google.no, www.google.nr, www.google.nu, www.google.off.ai, www.google.org, www.google.pl, www.google.pn, www.google.pt, www.google.ro, www.google.ru, www.google.rw, www.google.sc, www.google.se, www.google.sh, www.google.si, www.google.sk, www.google.sm, www.google.sn, www.google.tm, www.google.to, www.google.tp, www.google.tt, www.google.tv, www.google.uz, www.google.vg, www.google.vu, www.google.ws
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	- load-type: third-party
- action:
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	- type: block-cookies
```

Everywhere else, block it outright.

```mson
- trigger:
  - url-filter: gstatic.com
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  - unless-domain: google.com, news.google.com, www.google.ae, www.google.am, www.google.as, www.google.at, www.google.az, www.google.ba, www.google.be, www.google.bg, www.google.bi, www.google.bs, www.google.ca, www.google.cd, www.google.cg, www.google.ch, www.google.ci, www.google.cl, www.google.co.bw, www.google.co.ck, www.google.co.cr, www.google.co.hu, www.google.co.id, www.google.co.il, www.google.co.im, www.google.co.in, www.google.co.je, www.google.co.jp, www.google.co.ke, www.google.co.kr, www.google.co.ls, www.google.co.ma, www.google.co.nz, www.google.co.th, www.google.co.ug, www.google.co.uk, www.google.co.uz, www.google.co.ve, www.google.co.vi, www.google.co.za, www.google.co.zm, www.google.com, www.google.com.af, www.google.com.ag, www.google.com.ar, www.google.com.au, www.google.com.bd, www.google.com.bo, www.google.com.br, www.google.com.bz, www.google.com.co, www.google.com.cu, www.google.com.do, www.google.com.ec, www.google.com.eg, www.google.com.et, www.google.com.fj, www.google.com.gi, www.google.com.gt, www.google.com.hk, www.google.com.jm, www.google.com.kw, www.google.com.ly, www.google.com.mt, www.google.com.mx, www.google.com.my, www.google.com.na, www.google.com.nf, www.google.com.ni, www.google.com.np, www.google.com.om, www.google.com.pa, www.google.com.pe, www.google.com.ph, www.google.com.pk, www.google.com.pr, www.google.com.py, www.google.com.qa, www.google.com.sa, www.google.com.sb, www.google.com.sg, www.google.com.sv, www.google.com.tj, www.google.com.tr, www.google.com.tw, www.google.com.ua, www.google.com.uy, www.google.com.uz, www.google.com.vc, www.google.com.vn, www.google.cz, www.google.de, www.google.dj, www.google.dk, www.google.dm, www.google.ee, www.google.es, www.google.fi, www.google.fm, www.google.fr, www.google.gg, www.google.gl, www.google.gm, www.google.gr, www.google.hn, www.google.hr, www.google.ht, www.google.hu, www.google.ie, www.google.is, www.google.it, www.google.jo, www.google.kg, www.google.kz, www.google.li, www.google.lk, www.google.lt, www.google.lu, www.google.lv, www.google.md, www.google.mn, www.google.ms, www.google.mu, www.google.mw, www.google.net, www.google.nl, www.google.no, www.google.nr, www.google.nu, www.google.off.ai, www.google.org, www.google.pl, www.google.pn, www.google.pt, www.google.ro, www.google.ru, www.google.rw, www.google.sc, www.google.se, www.google.sh, www.google.si, www.google.sk, www.google.sm, www.google.sn, www.google.tm, www.google.to, www.google.tp, www.google.tt, www.google.tv, www.google.uz, www.google.vg, www.google.vu, www.google.ws
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  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: block
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```

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## Prevalence
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**Pandemic:** found on 32.8% of surveyed sites (1434 instances observed).
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<!-- /prevalence -->
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## Notes
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  * Uses tracking pixels on some sites. [Source](https://en.wiki-domains.net/wiki/gstatic.com)