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Warn me when page tries to reloading option not working

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The FireFox option to 'Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page' does not work on drudgereport.com because the webpage continues to reload every couple minutes . However the option does indeed work at hotair.com preventing it from reloading with a warning. Could Mozilla please fix this bug. Thanks!

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This setting only works for a redirection via a permanently moved location header in the HTTP response headers. There are a lot more ways to refresh a page.


The setting in "Options/Preferences > Advanced > General : Accessibility" is meant as an accessibility feature, as you can see by the label of that section, so that people with disabilities or people who use screen readers do not get confused and is not meant as a safety protection to stop redirecting.

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