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Why such intrusive permissions? (take pics "at any time"!?)

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Why does a browser need permission to take pictures of what my device is seeing "at any time"? I like Firefox but I'm very unhappy about this.

Why does a browser need permission to take pictures of what my device is seeing "at any time"? I like Firefox but I'm very unhappy about this.

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hello, this is part of the camera api - please also refer to the following article which explains the permissions: How does Firefox for Android use the permissions it requests?

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hello, this is part of the camera api - please also refer to the following article which explains the permissions: How does Firefox for Android use the permissions it requests?

hello, this is part of the [https://hacks.mozilla.org/2012/04/taking-pictures-with-the-camera-api-part-of-webapi/ camera api] - please also refer to the following article which explains the permissions: [[How does Firefox for Android use the permissions it requests?]]

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That was helpful, thanks!

That was helpful, thanks!