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Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which do not allow exceptions

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpub… (read more)

Looking for a solution/work around to the new FF protocols which REFUSE exceptions, which has cut me off from streaming from LEGITIMATE web sites like https://news.stlpublicradio.org/ and other sites as well.

I have used FireFox since Netscape, but am now using Chrome which works fine.

Security is great, but when the security Trumps the ability to actually USE the web sites, then how is that different than just blocking the "offending" website.

You should ask yourselves why the FF market share is so low.

You guys need to come out of the clouds and smell the digital earth where most of us dwell. I love you all for what you do, but you seem to be blowing it. Please get it together.

Asked by BertD FireFox 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

Firefox prevents opening links I select such as utility bills

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. … (read more)

Any site I go to such as my utility companies that have a link for me to open and view my bill while logged into my online account are prevented from opening by Firefox. Their help articles define the pop-up window as a window that opens automatically. That is not what I'm talking about. I am selecting the link. I am giving the site permission to open the window. It is not automatic. Google Chrome, Microsoft edge, no other browser has this problem. please help.

Asked by mike7771 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

Opt into collection for interaction data, but not for technical data

This is in regard to the privacy settings under about:preferences#privacy > 'Allow firefox to send technical & interaction data to Mozilla' where I'm willing to o… (read more)

This is in regard to the privacy settings under about:preferences#privacy > 'Allow firefox to send technical & interaction data to Mozilla' where I'm willing to opt into just interaction data, but not willing give my technical data, because of the temporary collection of my IP address. Due to this, I have to opt it out completely & unfortunately couldn't contribute to mozilla's data collection stats. If there's anyway to split those separately, would be better.

Thank you, Prince Cooper

Asked by Prince Cooper 4 weeks ago

Last reply by RobertJ 4 weeks ago

How do I block all cross-site cookies and close the "first 5 times" vulnerability?

I was surprised today to visit a site and notice the "permissions" icon appear at the left of the address bar, showing me that cross-site cookies were allowed for this si… (read more)

I was surprised today to visit a site and notice the "permissions" icon appear at the left of the address bar, showing me that cross-site cookies were allowed for this site. I have Enhanced Tracking Protection set to "Strict", so obviously this was a worrying thing to happen.

Looking into it a bit further, it seems Firefox provides a backdoor for cross-site cookies: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/third-party-trackers?as=u&utm_source=inproduct#w_managing-cross-site-cookies

  • "While cross-site cookies from trackers are blocked in Firefox by default, a site may signal to the browser that it needs to use them for important functionality. In this case, Firefox will allow a third-party website to use cross-site cookies the first five times (or up to 1% of the number of unique sites you visit in a session, whichever is larger) without prompting you. After that, Firefox will prompt you to block these cookies. Without your consent, Firefox blocks these cookies from that point because a site requesting access that many times may be a tracker."

This is most definitely not what I want!

I want every cross-site cookie to be blocked by default, unless and until I explicitly approve it. Is there an about:config preference I can set to achieve this?

Asked by pg_78 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Failing to login to my Netspend.com account ?

Hello I am continuing to fail logging in to my Netspend.com account. I am logging in with the correct Username and Password recognized by NetSpend. I have removed the cac… (read more)

Hello

I am continuing to fail logging in to my Netspend.com account. I am logging in with the correct Username and Password recognized by NetSpend. I have removed the cache. I have investigated if cookies relative to this NetSpend address are blocked. None are. NetSpend support shows no error with my account, on their computers. And, they have no control of cookies.

Would you suggest what I can modify to be successful in logging into my account in NetSpend.com from my Desktop computer ?

NetSpend technical support suggested not to SAVE my Password or Username, having Firefox as my operating browser, proposing Firefox will revert to a former password, unseen by me; thereby not allowing me entry into my NetSpend account.

                   Respectfully
                      Michael

Asked by Michael Kevin 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

saved log-in not shown in password manager

I've saved and can use the log-in details for a particular site, but they doesn't show up in the password list, so I cannot edit/delete them. Whilst it may not be relevan… (read more)

I've saved and can use the log-in details for a particular site, but they doesn't show up in the password list, so I cannot edit/delete them. Whilst it may not be relevant and may confuse the issue more, the reason I want to delete log-in + password is because I have to create a new account every 2-3 months, which I then save. So when loading the home page, the current and all previously saved log-ins get listed. I've tried to manually delete one when on the home page, but unlike keystroke searches which do get deleted, this one remains in the list. I suppose I could clear everything and save all the log-in details for each site again, but why are the log-ins for one particular site not showing up ?

Thanks

Asked by whichstroke-delmar 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 hours ago

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Probleem bij emailprogramma

Geachte, Heb al een tijd te maken met volgende foutmelding in mijn Telenet Webmail, zijnde ... 'Niet beveiligd' - mail.telenet.be/zimbra.... Heb reeds contact genomen met… (read more)

Geachte,

Heb al een tijd te maken met volgende foutmelding in mijn Telenet Webmail, zijnde ... 'Niet beveiligd' - mail.telenet.be/zimbra....

Heb reeds contact genomen met Microsoft Windows 10 Ondersteuningsteam, met Telenet zelf, met mijn pc verkoper/IT-er, maar niemand is blijkbaar in staat dit probleem op te lossen, want vandaag krijg ik die foutmelding nog steeds te zien in Telenet Webmail.

Wie kan voor dé oplossing nu zorgen ?

Dank bij voorbaat voor feedback.


Met vriendelijke groeten, Freddy Van De Velde

Asked by FREDBROS58 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Login

My login request shows up any time, rarely at the start of the browsing session and does not seem to have any relevance in regards to the access of my tabbed websites. Co… (read more)

My login request shows up any time, rarely at the start of the browsing session and does not seem to have any relevance in regards to the access of my tabbed websites. Completely useless, as far as I am concerned. Can anyone help?

Asked by francebrasil3 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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unable to load images from www.yu7ef.com

unable to load images from www.yu7ef.com with https added the web site does not work. I used to be able to just type www.yu7ef.com and it worked. how can I fix what you … (read more)

unable to load images from www.yu7ef.com with https added the web site does not work. I used to be able to just type www.yu7ef.com and it worked. how can I fix what you broke. typical programmers can't leave well enough alone just have to break what is working for the majority of users

Asked by greg5ta 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox crashes when i try to export logins

Hi, I've been having problems with my computer lately and several programs crash at random intervals, including firefox. This is why im backing up information before doin… (read more)

Hi,

I've been having problems with my computer lately and several programs crash at random intervals, including firefox. This is why im backing up information before doing a factory reset. One of the things i need to back up are my logins, but every time i try to export them firefox crashes. Are there any other alternatives for backing up my logins?

Asked by w1l14mt0rr4lb4 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox forgets all settings and login info every time I restart no matter what I do

- I have no add-ons - always use private browsing is off - delete cookies is off - ask to save logins and passwords is on (I can save passwords all I want, but when I res… (read more)

- I have no add-ons - always use private browsing is off - delete cookies is off - ask to save logins and passwords is on (I can save passwords all I want, but when I restart my computer, they won't be there.)

I can't find any info already asked about this - I'm running version 84.0.1

Help! I'm about ready to switch browsers..

Asked by ruby.entler 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago