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#49800 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Use for YouTube embeds

Reported by: adakaleh's profile adakaleh Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Embeds Keywords:
Focuses: privacy Cc:



To protect visitors' privacy, use YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode when embedding videos. This means changing "" to "" in the iframe's src, making it so cookies aren't placed unless the visitor plays the video. Details here.

There are several plugins that do this (example), but I don't see any reason not to make it the default. Videos would no longer be blocked by Firefox's level 2 tracking block list. It would also help with GDPR compliance.

Related ticket: #44610

Change History (2)

#1 follow-up: @TimothyBlynJacobs
4 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

HI @adakaleh,

Thanks for the ticket and welcome to trac!

We're already tracking this issue in #44610.

#2 in reply to: ↑ 1 @adakaleh
4 years ago

Thanks! I don't think it's a duplicate, though, because my proposal is to embed from even when a regular link is used (unless the iframe code is inserted directly, of course).

Anyway, I'll see if I can help with the code.

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