#30680: Remove security.W007 check
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               Reporter:  Adam (Chainz) Johnson  |          Owner:  nobody
                   Type:  Uncategorized          |         Status:  new
              Component:  Core (Other)           |        Version:  2.2
               Severity:  Normal                 |       Keywords:
           Triage Stage:  Unreviewed             |      Has patch:  0
    Needs documentation:  0                      |    Needs tests:  0
Patch needs improvement:  0                      |  Easy pickings:  0
                  UI/UX:  0                      |
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 As discused in #30426, it seems that the X-Xss-Protection security header
 is no longer industry best practice, as major browsers are removing their
 XSS auditors and security professionals no longer recommend it:

 * Scott Helme has stopped requiring it on SecurityHeaders.com -
 https://scotthelme.co.uk/security-headers-updates/
 * Chrome has is removing their XSS Auditor -
 https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=968591
 * Edge already removed their XSS auditor
 * This is all because the protection is minimal and the false positives
 tend to be damaging - https://frederik-braun.com/xssauditor-bad.html

 As suggested by Ran on #30426, rather than enforce the setting
 `SECURE_BROWSER_XSS_FILTER`, we should actually be looking at removing the
 check `security.W007` so users have one less thing to think about for a
 modern security posture.

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Ticket URL: <https://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/30680>
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