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# Google Analytics by Google (google-analytics.com)
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> “Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.” – [Source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Analytics)
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## Ethical design violations

  * Tracker
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  * Web bug
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  * Aggressive
  * Doorslam
  * Clickbait
  * Fingerprint
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## Block rule

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**Block domain** google-analytics.com

```mson
- trigger:
	- url-filter: google-analytics.com
	- load-type: third-party
- action:
	- type: block
```

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## Prevalence
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Pandemic: found on 64.0% of surveyed sites (2802 instances observed).
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## Notes
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  * “We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags” [Source](https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/)
  * “Our Privacy Policy applies to all of the services offered by Google Inc. and its affiliates, including YouTube, services Google provides on Android devices, and services offered on other sites (such as our advertising services), but excludes services that have separate privacy policies that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy.” [Source](https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/)
  * “The Google privacy policy & principles describes how we treat personal information when you use Google's products and services, including Google Analytics.” [Source](https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en)