Some URL's Not Opening Correctly

When I click on some email links usually in emails from retail businesses they will not open correctly in Firefox. However, if I copy and paste the URL into Chrome or Ed… (read more)

When I click on some email links usually in emails from retail businesses they will not open correctly in Firefox. However, if I copy and paste the URL into Chrome or Edge, they open just fine.

For example, this marketing URL from Best Buy, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__click.emailinfo2.bestbuy.com_-3Fqs-3D2c6fa7baf73a68394f3ef56f26a5ad4a91bf0d9f686f2b0ed29326c0b3102d71d175b2209e2d83ca9eb0a1c1c7f163459f482c262ab2f4b26e58d62e7e4ef834&d=DwMDaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=9BjfmubiD4w2fwyJ_mt0mXwRdrhPtBnR3BAlDr2MwcQ&m=xvBFPqHCMmKNSkl4SAZiIQPLiCSPMVea48hGa-JthqE&s=kL922_I7zxhJzD_n1NTyMLI41WY789i3-OLoyhAoSLE&e=

results in the the Best Buy message, "We’re sorry, something went wrong. You can use our search bar or pick a category below. If you typed in a URL, check it for errors."

However, the link works just fine in Chrome and Edge. This problem seems to have surfaced about a month ago. Is there some Firefox setting that I'm overlooking that is causing this?

Thanks

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