X
Tippen Sie hierhin, um die Version dieser Website für Mobilgeräte aufzurufen.
Scheduled maintenance: Thursday, April 2, between 3pm and 5pm UTC. This site will have limited functionality while we undergo maintenance to improve your experience. If an article doesn’t solve your issue and you want to ask a question, we have our support community waiting to help you at @firefox on Twitter

Hilfeforum

Why is firefox always connecting to amazon services ?

Veröffentlicht

I start firefox without any open tab, all extensions deactivated.

I can see that it automatically connects to compute.amazonaws.com and cloudfront.net. This is a gross privacy leak !!! Isn't Firefox supposed to be on top of privacy issues ? Is it expected ? Can it be removed ?

I know mozilla's website relies on amazon services (and this is a deep flaw in mozilla's privacy commitment), but there is no reason for Firefox to use it.

I start firefox without any open tab, all extensions deactivated. I can see that it automatically connects to compute.amazonaws.com and cloudfront.net. This is a gross privacy leak !!! Isn't Firefox supposed to be on top of privacy issues ? Is it expected ? Can it be removed ? I know mozilla's website relies on amazon services (and this is a deep flaw in mozilla's privacy commitment), but there is no reason for Firefox to use it.
Zitieren

Mehr Details zum System

Installierte Plugins

  • Shockwave Flash 32.0 r0

Anwendung

  • User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:74.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/74.0

Weitere Informationen

McCoy
  • Top 10 Contributor
628 Lösungen 6017 Antworten
Veröffentlicht

@ Fffred :

Please ignore the post from the so-called "Firefox Expert" - it's a scam.

@ Fffred : Please ignore the post from the so-called "Firefox Expert" - it's a scam.
Hat Ihnen das weitergeholfen?
Zitieren
jscher2000
  • Top 10 Contributor
8953 Lösungen 73374 Antworten
Veröffentlicht

Hi Fffred, to manage the connections Firefox makes at startup and during operation, please review the steps in the following support article: How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections.

Hi Fffred, to manage the connections Firefox makes at startup and during operation, please review the steps in the following support article: [[How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections]].
Hat Ihnen das weitergeholfen?
Zitieren
Veröffentlicht

Fragesteller

@jscher2000 does this mean Firefox, by default, connects to Amazon? What's the point having such advanced anti tracking features if it does provide information to trackers anyways? This is not advertised on Mozilla's website. Instead there is a lot about privacy blabla, which looks increasingly fishy these days

@jscher2000 does this mean Firefox, by default, connects to Amazon? What's the point having such advanced anti tracking features if it does provide information to trackers anyways? This is not advertised on Mozilla's website. Instead there is a lot about privacy blabla, which looks increasingly fishy these days
Hat Ihnen das weitergeholfen? 0
Zitieren
jscher2000
  • Top 10 Contributor
8953 Lösungen 73374 Antworten
Veröffentlicht

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft provide cloud services for a lot of companies. The data related to Mozilla's little bit of the cloud (rented servers) and the data used by the Amazon e-commerce platform are -- to the best of my knowledge -- not connected. They are not connected in Firefox because data is stored under the host name, so the cookies and local storage data/identifiers are completely separate.

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft provide cloud services for a lot of companies. The data related to Mozilla's little bit of the cloud (rented servers) and the data used by the Amazon e-commerce platform are -- to the best of my knowledge -- not connected. They are not connected in Firefox because data is stored under the host name, so the cookies and local storage data/identifiers are completely separate.
Hat Ihnen das weitergeholfen?
Zitieren
Stellen Sie eine Frage

Sie müssen sich mit Ihrem Benutzerkonto anmelden, um auf Beiträge zu antworten. Bitte stellen Sie eine neue Frage, wenn Sie noch kein Benutzerkonto haben.