Mozilla enabled ads in Firefox and they're active in Fedora

Rejy M Cyriac rcyriac at
Sat Nov 15 14:34:32 UTC 2014

On 11/15/2014 07:43 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 15.11.2014 um 15:06 schrieb Kevin Kofler:
>> Lars Seipel wrote:
>>> What does the community think of it? Is it okay for our flagship
>>> applications to carry ads and report tracking data?
>> No!
>> IMHO, we should consider dropping Firefox from Fedora entirely, in
>> favor of
>> Epiphany for Workstation and Midori for the Spins (except the KDE Spin
>> which
>> already ships Konqueror as the browser)
> NO!
> * i don't see that crap at all
> * even if i could disable it (or maybe have it in about:config)
> * i want to use Firefox for thousand reasons
> it's *not* freedom to remove Firefox
> freedom would be make it not default but still offer it

Disabling the ADs feature from firefox, if that is possible, would be
the right move for Fedora.

We also could lobby mozilla to re-consider this decision.


Rejy M Cyriac (rmc)

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