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why do you need access to MICROPHONE in new version?????????

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android is worse than windows in accessing personal information, thought Mozilla were good guys yet you seem to be one upping android in invading our privacy/security. won't be downloading new version due exclusively to this issue. Bad enough that android apps access phone even as no reason to do that except to snoop

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How does Firefox for Android use the permissions it requests? might help ease your worries, Firefox doesn't violate your privacy, the microphone is used (if you enable it) for WebRTC technology.

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How does Firefox for Android use the permissions it requests? might help ease your worries, Firefox doesn't violate your privacy, the microphone is used (if you enable it) for WebRTC technology.

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