Mozilla enabled ads in Firefox and they're active in Fedora
johannes.lips at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 22:41:13 UTC 2014
On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 6:56 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii-fedora at apache.org>
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 9:34 AM, Rejy M Cyriac <rcyriac at redhat.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> I don't really understand the issue at all. We also don't have any
problems offering google or any other search engine with our default
configuration in firefox. But if a truly open-source foundation implements
something to generate some revenue, which will most probably help the
development of open source software, it suddenly becomes a big deal?
>> Rejy M Cyriac (rmc)
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