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Verified By Amazon
I've noticed there is a "verified by Amazon" icon in my address bar next to the FF shield. How did it get there, can, or should, I remove it and how. I don't trust anything Amazon does, so if possible I would like it to be gone.
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Do you have any add-ons installed in Firefox?
It is a certificate info. That certificate has been verified by Amazon.
This is a very important info and you shouldn't remove it.
It's on every page. Amazon is verifying all certificates now?
Can you attach a screenshot?
- use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot
Are you using a proxy or VPN?
You can check the connection settings.
- Settings -> General -> Network: Connection -> Settings
If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.
See "Firefox connection settings":
The lock icon hover tooltip and drop-down report data from the certificate sent by the web server which sent the page. You can reach the certificates with a few clicks as shown in the attachment.
Why is Amazon involved in serving the Mozilla Support site? Amazon Web Services is one of the world's largest and most scalable web hosting services, so many organizations use AWS servers, including Mozilla.