Filling out IRS forms using the Brave browser in privacy mode:
Access Denied
You don't have permission to access "http://sa.www4.irs.gov/modiein/...?" on this server.
Reference #18.cfc3117.1714401007.25a9c99f

Filling it out using ridiculously non-secure regular Chrome browser which exposes bookmarks, history, and cookies to anyone with enough knowledge:

"Right this way, sir. Don't worry, your data is in safe hands. We're totally not mining your data for leverage against you for your political leanings in a future tax audit."

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    It’s almost definitely just some lax cookie setting that brave is being a tight ass about. Not that either party is more correct than the other. They just don’t work together.
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    @AlgoRythm Further validating why I use Brave. It’s incredible how many marketing and tracking cookies and scripts some sites impose on their users.
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    @stackodev for a government site it’s almost definitely a fucked up SSO identity token that one of their many services set for you and all the rest of them try to read from.
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