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

Matěj Cepl mcepl at
Sun Nov 16 08:10:36 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-16, 05:31 GMT, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> I don't really understand the issue at all.
> We have a "no-phone-home" and "no-spy" policy in Fedora.

And I believe the same goes for the Mozilla ... did anybody 
check their privacy policy?


# Will Directory Tiles Profile Users to Target Content?
# We will use GeoIP to ensure Tiles content is relevant to the 
# user’s location, just as we recognize where a visitor to our 
# homepage came from so we can localize the language, but no 
# other user information is collected or considered.

# What information will Mozilla provide sponsored content 
# partners from the Directory Tiles?

# Mozilla is putting together just the basic metrics that 
# marketers or content publishers might need to understand the 
# value they are receiving.  As of now, our expectation is that 
# we’ll be delivering the number of impressions (how many times 
# a tile was shown) and interactions (how many interactions with 
# a tile, i.e. clicks).

This doesn’t sound that bad to me.


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