Reply to post: "NoScript prevents so many websites from working I was always whitelisting"

What can we rid the world of, thinks Google... Poverty? Disease? Yeah, yeah, but first: Third-party cookies – and classic user-agent strings

Mike 137 Bronze badge

"NoScript prevents so many websites from working I was always whitelisting"

Whitelisting is the only safe approach, and then only if you've reverse engineered the JavaScript and know it's not been changed since you did so.

Every corporate user security policy I've ever examined (and that's over some 20 years) states "thou shalt not download software and run it on your work computer". So we hand folks a wide open web browser with JavaScript (and even maybe Flash) enabled by default, which effectively breaches the policy whenever they browse the web.

Doesn't seem like compliance (or security) to me.

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