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How deep is Google's anti-privacy impact on Mozilla going?

If i remember correctly Mozilla earns around 80% of their income from Google. I have said it before and i will say it again, Mozilla claims to stand for Privacy (maybe th… (read more)

If i remember correctly Mozilla earns around 80% of their income from Google. I have said it before and i will say it again, Mozilla claims to stand for Privacy (maybe that was true in the past at some point) while Google is tracking Billions of Human beings 24/7 as they use Google as their Android Operating System, that can be considered very much anti-privacy. (Sadly majority of people either don't care or are to silly to install a different OS on their Phone).

Clearly this looks like a conflict of interest, one company want's privacy while the other one makes their money with tracking human beings and selling their data and then giving a part of that money to mozilla for using google as the default search engine in firefox.

If knownledge is power then how much power does google have? How much do they know about you? Your contacts, location, online searches and history, and so on... I seriously think people should quit google immediately, what this company is doing is literally criminal, unless ofcourse people are once again silly enough to let it happen.

Firefox says on it's website "At Mozilla, we believe that privacy is fundamental to a healthy internet." If true why do you BY DEFAULT have telemetry ENABLED and why do you BY DEFAULT use GOOGLE as search engine?? Something is obviously not right here. What is also very interesting is that this site support.mozilla.org is connected to www.google-analytics.com and to www.googletagmanager.com Im guessing this basically means when i use the mozilla support site or login with my account, google is also gathering data about me.

Google has become the cancer of the internet, way to many sites have it embed aswell as facebook. Shame on all those greedy people who allow this massive privacy invasion just for their own profit. But honestly at the same time, can you really blame them? After all the people who allow this to happen are responsible aswell, this is just disgusting. I woonder if the whole world would like to end up like china, because if not then what in the universe is wrong with people? Wakeup! Delete Google Delete Facebook Delete Tiktok and eventually your brain might be able to function again, install a privacy operatingsystem like lineageos or grapheneos and don't touch any anti privacy app ever again, is it so hard?? Was totally simple for me.

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   Interaction data: Firefox sends data about your interactions with Firefox to us (such as number of open tabs and windows; number of webpages visited; number and type of installed Firefox Add-ons; and session length) and Firefox features offered by Mozilla or our partners (such as interaction with Firefox search features and search partner referrals).
   Technical data: Firefox sends data about your Firefox version and language; device operating system and hardware configuration; memory, basic information about crashes and errors; outcome of automated processes like updates, safebrowsing, and activation to us. When Firefox sends data to us, your IP address is temporarily collected as part of our server logs.

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As a final notice, i don't beleve that this is everything mozilla collects, surely your tight parnership with google analytics is able to identify every single firefox profile and connect it to the person using it.

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 4 days ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 2 days ago

can't view videos on teachable

I cannot view videos on Teachable anymore. I used to be able to on Firefox. I have updated to the most recent version. I don't know why this is happening, and I use Firef… (read more)

I cannot view videos on Teachable anymore. I used to be able to on Firefox. I have updated to the most recent version. I don't know why this is happening, and I use Firefox as my default browser so I would really like to be able to continue using it when I want to access courses on Teachable. The videos load for me on Chrome, so I know it has to be something with the browser.

Asked by pacisquodiligo 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

Firefox crashing on certain tabs inluding "https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/products/firefox/fix-problems"

I have updated firfox and tried full refresh. Does not crash in troubleshoot mode, but still does with all themes and extensions disabled. I use : Bitwarden Evernote web… (read more)

I have updated firfox and tried full refresh. Does not crash in troubleshoot mode, but still does with all themes and extensions disabled.

I use :

Bitwarden Evernote web clipper Decentraleyes Privacy badger Ublock origin

Asked by Mark Lewis 3 days ago

Last reply by Mark Lewis 3 days ago

webpages for obits on newspaper sites not loading

Hello Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post. https://leaderpost.r… (read more)

Hello

Since the latest version of Firefox I am unable to view obituaries on newspaper websites such as The Vancouver Sun, and The Regina Leader-Post.

https://leaderpost.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search?filter_date=today&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

https://vancouversunandprovince.remembering.ca/obituaries/obituaries/search/?filter_date=yesterday&sort_by=obitslastname_meta&order=asc

They will work using Edge.

Thank you

Murray

Asked by CANDLEWYCK91 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Delete duplicate of book marks menu

Sorry: I incorrectly marked this problemsent Aug 5 as solved, but it isn't My book marks folder has a complete duplicate copy immediately following the original. I tried … (read more)

Sorry: I incorrectly marked this problemsent Aug 5 as solved, but it isn't My book marks folder has a complete duplicate copy immediately following the original. I tried deleting individual entries from each copy but they also deleted in the other copy. I've attached two Print Screens. Original copy appears to be under Bk Mks Toolbar - See PrintScreen 1 PrintScreen 2 shows duplicate commencing again at 'Recently Bookmarked' but not sure whether in Menu, or another folder. How do I delete the copy w/ losing the original?

Asked by Pooh Bear 2 days ago

Last reply by Pooh Bear 6 hours ago

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Some (working) search engines are missing from settings/search.json.mozlz4 - where are they?

I've some search engines which was configured a lot of years ago (or maybe was imported from another browser many years ago). They are working in address bar (e.g. I can … (read more)

I've some search engines which was configured a lot of years ago (or maybe was imported from another browser many years ago). They are working in address bar (e.g. I can enter there "cve something", press Enter and get redirected to https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvekey.cgi?keyword=something), but not listed neither in about:preferences#search nor in my profile's search.json.mozlz4 (I've unpacked and checked it - it contents does match about:preferences#search). I've tried to grep for "cvekey.cgi" in my profile folder but get no results (I suppose these "hidden" search engines are stored in some sqlite file).

I'd like to have these hidden search engines listed in about:preferences#search. I can even manually re-add them, but how can I find complete list of all configured search engines?

Asked by powerman-asdf 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

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Remove Edit book mark button from URL bar FF102.0.1esr

I'm testing FF102 for rollout in September and working through various issues. The latest one I've come across is the edit bookmark "button" on the right of the URL bar.… (read more)

I'm testing FF102 for rollout in September and working through various issues. The latest one I've come across is the edit bookmark "button" on the right of the URL bar. It's a blank space on the URL bar, and when hovered over is a highlighted blank space. After clicking it twice it displays the Edit book mark menu.

How can I remove it completely? I've look at about:config and nothing stands out as obvious to me controlling this and I can't find a setting for it.

The image below shows the highlighted blank icon space.

This code in userChrome.css worked in FF91 but only hides the icon in FF102.

#star-button { display:none !important; }


Thanks

Asked by citizen1138x 1 day ago

Answered by Terry 1 day ago

Firefox not previewing pdf, it downloads pdf then open it

Before update, I could preview PDF directly without downloading it locally, now after update I need to download it first then it opens the downloaded file, any way to cha… (read more)

Before update, I could preview PDF directly without downloading it locally, now after update I need to download it first then it opens the downloaded file, any way to change this??

Asked by Abhay 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Outgoing Connections

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefor… (read more)

Every time I launch Firefox, it attempts to connect to a number of domains automatically; some of which, it strikes me, may not be entirely necessary and should, therefore, not be automatic.

For instance, I have automatic extension/plugin updates off by default, so why does FF try to connect to versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org and/or versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org every time I launch it?


How many of the following do I actually need to give a pass to in my firewall and how many can I safely block?

I appreciate that a couple (e.g. githubusercontent) may be related to specific extensions/plugins, but the majority are from Mozilla/Firefox, so what what is each of them for, specifically?

aus5.mozilla.org ciscobinary.openh264.org content-signature-2.cdn.mozilla.net example.org firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com ipv4only.arpa publicsuffix.org push.services.mozilla.com raw.githubusercontent.com redirector.gvt1.com services.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck.addons.mozilla.org versioncheck-bg.addons.mozilla.org


Thanks.

Asked by imajzineer 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

Firefox changed the way it displays url suggestions

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com . I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of F… (read more)

I go to Yahoo.com for email several times daily. I rarely go to Youtube.com .

I believe the order that url suggestions (and autocomplete) come up has changed in one of Firefox's updates and now, as soon as I type the "y", Firefox suggests Youtube.com . I go to Yahoo.com a hundred times for any one time I might visit Youtube and Yahoo would come first alphabetically so I would assume it would "suggest" Yahoo before Youtube.

My guess is that Firefox decides on which site is more popular during daily browsing but this was not the case before.

I have tried several methods to attempt to control the order the suggestions appear but Youtube still autocompletes as soon as I type the "y".

Any way to change this to my liking? Or is this just the way it is and will be?

I've attached a screenshot but I edited it to obliterate a few id's and personal information from the example url's.

Asked by caladie 1 day ago

Delete all data/ history

Hi, Every time I delete/ clear all data/ history there are always one shortcut to previously visited webpages on my start page left, Youtube. Open "burger menu" Privacy … (read more)

Hi, Every time I delete/ clear all data/ history there are always one shortcut to previously visited webpages on my start page left, Youtube. Open "burger menu" Privacy & Security Cookies and site data --> Clear everything in that section. History --> Clear everything.

Open "burger menu" History --> Clean all previous history -- Clean everything.

But still that shortcut still remain.

I would really appreciate help with this.

Asked by Rexxo 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

8-7-2020 New Update and Tabs are dropping like flies

Yet again, another Firefox update that makes the software unusable! I can't just HOPE that my browser is going to work after an update. I depend on my computer being a… (read more)

Yet again, another Firefox update that makes the software unusable! I can't just HOPE that my browser is going to work after an update. I depend on my computer being able to access the Internet and sites that I have bookmarked in my browser. However, it seems that every few updates is a complete and utter mess.

I have found a solution. I have exported my bookmarks as HTML so that I can load them into Google Chrome. I have "backed up my browser" by installing Google Chrome and using that. I haven't had a problem with it and I now have a STABLE browser to access the Internet.

Why can't we get Firefox upgrades that are truly upgrades and not just public bug testing? I don't remember this many UNSTABLE releases in the first few years of Firefox. I guest you've reached the "Kitchen Sink Limitation". I used to use Netscape until they tried to add everything to it including the kitchen sink. It got slow and buggy and it just wasn't worth the effort for me to have to keep worrying about whether or not my browser would be stable. So I changed over to the NEW, SMARTER, SMALLER, FASTER Firefox. Ahhhhhhh, the good old days.

Maybe if you came out with Firefox Classic, that allowed you to access the internet and only add on features that you needed. A Firefox that was small and fast and STABLE. Gee, maybe then I'd be able to pin you to my taskbar again and set you as my default browser. Unfortunately, your "updates" are almost guaranteed to provide me with less stability than the "old" version it replaces.

Here's hoping that you fix your problems...I've already fixed mine!

Asked by mark 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 1 day ago

why is firefox so bad now?

constant updates and changes and stuff that stops working and stuff nobody wants ? what are you guys doing besides trying to justify your job? how about leaving it alone … (read more)

constant updates and changes and stuff that stops working and stuff nobody wants ? what are you guys doing besides trying to justify your job? how about leaving it alone and fixing some of the old bugs i cannot even search, the text string keeps going to the url entry position at the top do the mozilla programmers even use this lousy browser? i bet they use gogo duck !! time to go away

Asked by robertinorbit 1 day ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 day ago

Backup data before Firefox Sync or Firefox Account resets data due to forgotten password

I forgot my password to Firefox Sync account. But at the moment I can still access the account from one of my devices which i have previously logged in, and needs a way t… (read more)

I forgot my password to Firefox Sync account. But at the moment I can still access the account from one of my devices which i have previously logged in, and needs a way to backup all the sync data so I can restore them back to Firefox Sync after resetting the password. As I read, resetting the password clears all sync data as Firefox cannot decrypt the data without the old password. Is there a way to backup my current Sync data, and restore them after the reset? If so, can you please guide me on how to do it?

Asked by Missaka 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

Permission error .

I am always receiving this error when I visit Lowes.com. You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/c/Ranges-Appliances" on this server. Reference #18.ea4f… (read more)

I am always receiving this error when I visit Lowes.com.

You don't have permission to access "http://www.lowes.com/c/Ranges-Appliances" on this server.

Reference #18.ea4f4317.1659893003.5a7af30f

Please help as I cannot figure out the setting that is causing this error.

Thanks William

Asked by wwenninger 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

How do I "View" synced tabs from ios - iPad or iPhone - on my iMac?

Hi, lots of good support to how to sync. No support for how to view synced tabs on an iMac. I can see the synced tabs and open them on my iPad and iPhone. Thanks for your… (read more)

Hi, lots of good support to how to sync. No support for how to view synced tabs on an iMac. I can see the synced tabs and open them on my iPad and iPhone. Thanks for your assistance.

Asked by davidcarlon2 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Can’t sync passwords from CSV file?

I recently moved from Opera to Firefox, and moved all of my passwords by making a CSV file then importing them to Firefox, but they’re not syncing? While on my PC it show… (read more)

I recently moved from Opera to Firefox, and moved all of my passwords by making a CSV file then importing them to Firefox, but they’re not syncing? While on my PC it shows all of the passwords, my phone only shows my password for my Firefox account, the only password I made rather than importing. Any help will be very much appreciated.

Asked by jameson53productions 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Firefox Relay

I just created an email mask. For some reason, I ending with two email mask. (@Mozilla.com) I just sign in for one. I clicked the delete sign to delete one,but it's tell… (read more)

I just created an email mask. For some reason, I ending with two email mask. (@Mozilla.com) I just sign in for one. I clicked the delete sign to delete one,but it's telling me that I will lose my email data. I didn't use the "Add account name" because of this. Also, do I have to pay to an email mask?

Asked by ygonzales71 1 day ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 1 day ago