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How to prevent Firefox from blocking my software download if Google Safe Browsing simply doesn't respond to false positive reports in Web Master Tools?

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The situation is pretty simple: Firefox uses Google Safe Browsing to check websites/downloads, and GSB flags numerous sites erroneously. My software download link is no exception, and I periodically have to send false positives via the Web Master Tools. This is getting very annoying since my reports are either: a) Only have a temporary effect, and the issue comes back in a week or a couple of weeks b) Simply ignored, no matter how big a comment I leave in the form The question is: is there any way to report the issue other than WMT? Perhaps, directly to Firefox Team? Any help greatly appreciated.

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Firefox has no say in the Google Safe Browsing database, it's managed by google and virustotal. You may be doing something in your apps that triggers the scan, causing the false positives. Maybe try to reach out to Google to ask for what you can do differently.