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Access to Craigslist, Ebay, and other sites is blocked.

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Hello;

I often get this error message on various well known websites. Today it is Ebay. I turn off blockers, with no luck. I also check if this is a problem with Safari, but Safari accesses the same site and page with no problem. I've tried turning off all add-ons, but doesn't make any difference.

Gateway Timeout The proxy server did not receive a timely response from the upstream server.

Reference #1.c568dc17.1649623980.20e43520

Another similar issue is Craigslist. I check it every morning and shortly after being on a main search page of results and suddenly as I am trying to access a link, I will end up in a white screen. The message will be that my account has been blocked, please contact us. I have, and there has never been a response.

I discovered accidentally that by clearing my cache, that doing so will temporarily return access again and I can browse some more, at least for a few minutes then it occurs again. This is a daily event. I have instead taken to using Safari to access Craigslist as I have not had this problem with it. Again, I've given CL permissions, turned off blocks, etc. But nothing helps.

I'm at a loss. I like Firefox and have been using it for years as it allows for things Safari doesn't and it is also faster.

Thanks so much.

Hello; I often get this error message on various well known websites. Today it is Ebay. I turn off blockers, with no luck. I also check if this is a problem with Safari, but Safari accesses the same site and page with no problem. I've tried turning off all add-ons, but doesn't make any difference. *************************************** Gateway Timeout The proxy server did not receive a timely response from the upstream server. Reference #1.c568dc17.1649623980.20e43520 *************************************** Another similar issue is Craigslist. I check it every morning and shortly after being on a main search page of results and suddenly as I am trying to access a link, I will end up in a white screen. The message will be that my account has been blocked, please contact us. I have, and there has never been a response. I discovered accidentally that by clearing my cache, that doing so will temporarily return access again and I can browse some more, at least for a few minutes then it occurs again. This is a daily event. I have instead taken to using Safari to access Craigslist as I have not had this problem with it. Again, I've given CL permissions, turned off blocks, etc. But nothing helps. I'm at a loss. I like Firefox and have been using it for years as it allows for things Safari doesn't and it is also faster. Thanks so much.

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Make sure you are not blocking content.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enhanced-tracking-protection-firefox-desktop also see https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/03/23/introducing-smartblock/

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/smartblock-enhanced-tracking-protection


Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?


Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

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