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# **Pinterest** (pinterest.com)

> “Pinterest is a web and mobile application startup that operates a software system designed to discover information on the World Wide Web.” – [Source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinterest)

## Ethical design violations

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

  * (Tracker)
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  * (Web bug)
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Although the content itself is allowed to load, we block cookies to make sure that it does not track people. This prevents us from blocking the Pinterest bookmarklet too.
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```mson
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- trigger:
	- url-filter: pinterest.com
- action:
	- type: block-cookies
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### Block pin tracking

As we allow the content to load, we need to specifically block this tracking script.

```mson
- trigger:
	- url-filter: assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js
	- load-type: third-party
- action:
	- type: block
```

### Block Pinterest ad tracking

As we allow the content to load, we need to specifically block this tracking script.

```mson
- trigger:
	- url-filter: s.pinimg.com/ct/
	- load-type: third-party
- action:
	- type: block
```

Blocking the tracking pixel.

```mson
- trigger:
	- url-filter: ct.pinterest.com
	- load-type: third-party
- action:
	- type: block
```

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## Prevalence

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**High:** found on 2.0% of surveyed sites (143 instances observed).
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