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Google’s fixing a cookie problem with Drive downloads, but not the biggest one

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

From January 2nd, 2024, Google Drive will allow downloads “without requiring third-party cookies that are embedded on third-party websites,” the search giant has announced.

However, while we interpreted the original post as applying to all downloads from Google Drive, Google has updated its post on the Workspace Updates blog to clarify that this doesn’t change anything if you’re using the site directly. For anyone using Chrome with third-party cookies blocked, this workaround to manually unblock third-party cookies just for Google Drive is still required to enable downloads directly within Google’s service on Google’s browser for the foreseeable future.

The change comes as Google prepares to (finally) disable third-party cookies by…

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