Mozilla enabled ads in Firefox and they're active in Fedora
hpillay at redhat.com
Sun Nov 16 01:34:46 UTC 2014
| > 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.
Given the ability to have different search engines within Firefox (and
I default to duckduckgo.com), if we can have Firefox have a "off-by-default"
option for advertisements, then we all win.
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