So Apple just threw the baby out with the bathwater and killed offline web apps (unless you’re cool with all your data being deleted if you don’t use an app for a week). You’d almost think they had an App Store to promote or something.

webkit.org/blog/10218/full-thi

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Block all third-party cookies, yes, by all means. But deleting Local Storage after 7 days effectively blocks any future decentralised apps using the browser (client side) as a trusted replication node in a peer-to-peer network. And that’s a huge blow to the future of privacy.

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(And just to be clear, that’s all “local storage”, not just LocalStorage – Indexed DB, etc.)

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