I hate to say it, but #Microsoft #GitHub is right in this blog post: cookie banners are not needed at all, if you do things right. Applying #EU #privacy standards worldwide is the way.
That said, I have no idea whether _gh_sess and _octo #cookies are really necessary for logged out users. It would be better to explain what they are for.
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