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

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at
Sat Nov 15 16:01:36 UTC 2014

On November 15, 2014 5:51:28 PM EET, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at> wrote:
>On Sat, 2014-11-15 at 15:06 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> IMHO, we should consider dropping Firefox from Fedora entirely
>Showing ads does not make Firefox nonfree. The only reason we should
>completely remove Firefox from Fedora is if it starts shipping nonfree
>or patent-encumbered code -- like the Cisco binary that just recently
>got removed, or that EME module from Adobe that they're planning to
>include -- in such a way that is difficult or impossible to strip out.

There is no EME module. There is EME, which is what Firefox will ship (and it's of course open source) and the CDM module, which will be user's choice to install it or not (like Adobe Flash today).

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