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

DJ Delorie dj at
Mon Nov 17 20:32:56 UTC 2014

> That's also a questionable "feature". Such a text box should not send 
> anything before you confirm it.

Perhaps as part of the firewall installation step, the user could be
given a list of sites that their PC may "call home" to - including
official repos - and let them opt-in or opt-out accordingly.  If we
block, say, * at the firewall level, there's no chance
that firefox will call home before the user has a chance to set their

Of course, we'd need an obvious way to let them opt-in later, after
they've set their preferences, else "why doesn't google work?" and
"why can't I yum update?" will become FAQs.

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