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Firefox disturbingly fills in forms automatically

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Everytime I enter facebook or any sub-site eg. by watching several videos/photos/etc. firefox keeps filling in the search form.

Everytime I enter facebook or any sub-site eg. by watching several videos/photos/etc. firefox keeps filling in the search form.
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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:69.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/69.0

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Wesley Branton
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Content in the Facebook search bar is automatically filled/completed by Facebook, not Firefox.

Content in the Facebook search bar is automatically filled/completed by Facebook, not Firefox.
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Same happens at other websites too

Same happens at other websites too
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Wesley Branton
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The same information applies to other sites as well. It's the website that's offering that search suggestion, not Firefox.

The same information applies to other sites as well. It's the website that's offering that search suggestion, not Firefox.
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cor-el
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Such suggestions are provided via JavaScript and a script sends why you have typed so far to the server as an XHR request. You can confirm this by checking the Network Monitor and filter by XHR.

Such suggestions are provided via JavaScript and a script sends why you have typed so far to the server as an XHR request. You can confirm this by checking the Network Monitor and filter by XHR. *https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Tools/Network_Monitor
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