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timeanddate.com

Postby davews Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:44 am

In recent weeks a new box has appeared at the top of these forums telling me the time and date - it is supplied by timeanddate.com. Apart from the fact that I am hardly interested in what the time is in New Zealand (and it doesn't seem to honour UK time in my control panel settings) I find its black box a bit off-putting. Together with that it insists in dropping a 'Free Time and Date' cookie in my browser (which is what led me to try and find out what was doing that).

Is there any way to remove this box.....

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Re: timeanddate.com

Postby TrustFire Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:12 am

davews wrote:Together with that it insists in dropping a 'Free Time and Date' cookie in my browser (which is what led me to try and find out what was doing that).

Cookies are not required at the firetrust.com - you can safely disable your cookies for this site.


davews wrote:Is there any way to remove this box.....

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You can try the Adblock Plus add-on, for Firefox - Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus is great companion, too. ;)
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Re: timeanddate.com

Postby davews Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:20 pm

Well cookies ARE required at firetrust.com - how on earth otherwise are you able to login. But I was talking about the timeanddate.com inserted time box - that is what gives me cookies, from free.timeanddate.com. It should not do that anyway as those are third party cookies which I have blocked in my browser but they seem to get through anyway.

I have solved the problem by switching to the 'subsilver' skin which does not use the timeanddate box - and displays the correct UK time by different means.
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Re: timeanddate.com

Postby TrustFire Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:37 pm

davews wrote:Well cookies ARE required at firetrust.com - how on earth otherwise are you able to login.

Can't say for sure, why they might be required on your system — on all my systems, I am able to login without an issue, with all cookies completely disabled for forum.firetrust.com.


davews wrote:But I was talking about the timeanddate.com inserted time box - that is what gives me cookies, from free.timeanddate.com. It should not do that anyway as those are third party cookies which I have blocked in my browser but they seem to get through anyway.

No third party cookies are permitted on my systems — FWIW, I am running the CookieSafe add-on with Firefox.


davews wrote:I have solved the problem by switching to the 'subsilver' skin which does not use the timeanddate box - and displays the correct UK time by different means.

Personally, I detest stuff and info., irrelevant to my browsing needs and strip them away from sight — this is how the Firetrust pages appear on my browser:—
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Re: timeanddate.com

Postby TrustFire Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:18 am

This problem is now resolved, at root — no more timeanddate.com with the new forum upgrade (at least, so far.) ;)
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Re: timeanddate.com

Postby TrustFire Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:04 pm

TrustFire wrote:You can try the Adblock Plus add-on, for Firefox - Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus is great companion, too. ;)

Shortly after having made this post, have switched my choice of ad. blocking tools since; to a much more aggressive and potent combination. Image
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