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Firefox 86 "Total Cookie Protection": I want no "automatic exceptions"

Quoted from: https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/24/firefox_cookies_86/ ..."it's Total Cookie Protection With Some Exceptions, Handled Automatically" ..."Meanwhile, Googl… (funda kabanzi)

Quoted from: https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/24/firefox_cookies_86/ ..."it's Total Cookie Protection With Some Exceptions, Handled Automatically" ..."Meanwhile, Google and its ad tech frenemies are racing to develop various Privacy Sandbox proposals so they can implement behavioral ad targeting"

I don't WANT exceptions! Behavioral ad targeting is exactly what I'm trying to avoid. I don't want Google shaping my searches and influencing my opinions by "telling me what I want to hear"...it thinks! Total Cookie Protection sounded exciting until I read this. How do we force it to work "without automatic exceptions"?

I was excited about this new feature because it might allow me to stay logged in to sites like Google and Amazon without their infamous tracking and search-shaping. If not this setting is pretty useless.

Asked by gggirlgeek 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Games and videos jerk horribly

Hello, since the last Firefox update I can hardly watch short videos or play games smoothly at Gameduell. It has always been jerky, but now it has become very, very bad. … (funda kabanzi)

Hello, since the last Firefox update I can hardly watch short videos or play games smoothly at Gameduell. It has always been jerky, but now it has become very, very bad. In addition, Firefox often hangs or crashes. What should I do? Thanks for your help. Greetings from Heide

Asked by Heide 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Why did you default my start page to Bing?

I don't use the the other browser because they track. I use firefox and duck duck go. Why are you now defaulting my start page to bing? This is my computer. I will co… (funda kabanzi)

I don't use the the other browser because they track. I use firefox and duck duck go. Why are you now defaulting my start page to bing? This is my computer. I will configure it the way I want. I have been using program for 15 or so years. Now you are starting to act like the other companies. Do I have to find another browser, that respects my choices?

Asked by Lynnie 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Plopping sound in firefox

Hi all, I have a issue with firefox, when i browse through sites i noticed a popping sound through my laptop speakers. I noticed this for a long time now and i thought it… (funda kabanzi)

Hi all,

I have a issue with firefox, when i browse through sites i noticed a popping sound through my laptop speakers. I noticed this for a long time now and i thought it was driver related so i updated my drivers but the popping didn't go away. I tested the edge browser in windows 10 and did swap through the same sites as i did in firefox and that browser does not create popping noices.

Is there a fix for it ?

Best regards, Michel

Asked by micheln1986 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Hidden toolbars

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near th… (funda kabanzi)

Hello Firefox Community, I updated Firefox yesterday. I am using windows 10 and the directions to pin the tool and title bars is not working. When the cursor is near the top of the screen a tool bar pops up, yet the title and bookmark bars are still missing. I would like all three bar visible at all times. What do I change to pin the bars to the top of my screen? Thank you, Scottie

Asked by scottie.lockrem 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 izinyanga ezidlule

restore the last session even if i'm in private.

How I restore my last session after restarting my computer when I work in PRIVATE? In both computer; old MC BOOK and reconstituate Windows computer. Nothing work, even if… (funda kabanzi)

How I restore my last session after restarting my computer when I work in PRIVATE? In both computer; old MC BOOK and reconstituate Windows computer. Nothing work, even if I chek the case in the general section restart session (sorry for my english. I always lost all my page but that start to happen after a update from you because many month ago I never have those problem before!

Thank you to help me to fix that big problem for me.

I don't receive any mistake error but I loose every information page wich is all very important for me.

And ever if somebody talk french I will really apprciate to communicate in my first language. If not it is ok, on least you take very easy word and sentence please I will be understand what you talking about.

PS I didn't found anything in your information pages

GS

Asked by gaetanesaulnier 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Growing tired of having to refresh pages to see some content

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a lo… (funda kabanzi)

I'm going to say that for the last 3 versions of Firefox, I've had issues with many pages not loading images, not displaying the most current data, and every once in a long while (very infrequent) a page will just fail to completely load and I'll have to hit refresh so the wheels on the bus keep spinning.

Pages I have issues with: Yahoo Yahoo News Facebook CNN

The not loading images is the most frequent issue. Sometimes I'll need to reload a page a couple of times to see a pic. This is NOT on pages I have cached, but rather new pages I'm visiting.

The issue of not seeing new content is especially clear when approving new members or posts to a group within Facebook. This is a very regular occurance.

I just recently reloaded my computer from scratch (Mid Feb 2021), and this did NOT alleviate the issue, but rather it continued unabated.

The loading image issue looks like this.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/jamie-spears-lawyer-speaks-britney-123134221.html

Asked by S.C.Estes 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by user3592526 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue???

This is not a question, more like a complaint, and DDG sent me here. The word complaint may seem inappropriate for sth like a browser which is the result of thousands of … (funda kabanzi)

This is not a question, more like a complaint, and DDG sent me here. The word complaint may seem inappropriate for sth like a browser which is the result of thousands of work hours of volunteers. Right? Thanks for that hard work, much respected!

Now, I did see that this very subject has already thousands of filed complaints, which naturally means that millions of people are annoyed about the very same thing, one that Firefox introduced some years ago. Fewer than few people even bother to write in, you know that. Because they feel, it's wasted time, "they do anyway what THEY want".

Maybe so. I write in, because I have hope. Still.

So: What is going on in the minds of "software programmers"/developers... since around the 90ies? Why always this PATRONIZING? Do you really, honestly, seriously, believe that you are any smarter than I am, or my neighbors, or you or your neighbors (you who reads this, probably not those who NEED to read it and act on it) ??

Well, I will say, for sure you are not, you are patronizing. And ADULTS. That's Grotesk!

I know perfectly well if I want to visit a site or not. And while I appreciate your concern about my health or what not, leave it at that concern, don't open it up to patronizing. Permanently. Everywhere. It's ridiculous!

I will add a screenshot here, so that YOU understand, this time. It documents that these "sw developers" leave NO option at all, even after you click this equally ridiculous "Advanced" button, to open a site YOU want. You as the owner of the computer you are using!

Such foolish patronizing is beyond words. To me. To many. I trust that at least words as clear as mine finally open up the minds of those responsible for this permanent annoyance. Yes?

We'll see. You're rolling out more updates than people change their pants. So, within a day or two we should see an update that will finally!!! STOP THIS PATRONIZING. Hm?

I would never use Chrome, the sniffer of everything. I am sad that Firefox introduces gimmicks all the time, but fails to listen to its user base. What THEY want.

And if you don't want to listen to what the users want, then why do you bother to write code for others? Just write for yourself then. Think. Amen. :)


You will deserve more praise when you stop this patronizing, this thinking, you are smarter than the rest of us. Not before.

Asked by MyDavid 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Bookmarks toolbar

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the … (funda kabanzi)

Suddenly I have Globe Like icons preceding my bookmark listings in bookmarks tool bar,recently bookmarked, other bookmarks that are preventing me from opening any of the listings. Please, what to do ? many thanks

Asked by bluewater36 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by TerryN21 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86

Hi, After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their c… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their cookie separate from everyone else.

So is the Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86 if what I'm using them for is to keep from being tracked?

It seems that they would be useful if I wanted to open several different Gmail accounts at the same time from within their respective folders.

Thank you for your help.

Kenrick

Asked by Kenrick 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 izinyanga ezidlule

automatic upgrades

I do not want and never requested "automatic upgrades". I want them stopped and if possible the last several "upgrades" reversed. How can I get this accomplished. It's ba… (funda kabanzi)

I do not want and never requested "automatic upgrades". I want them stopped and if possible the last several "upgrades" reversed. How can I get this accomplished. It's bad enough that "google" has it's fingers in everything as it is without "upgrades" I don't want and didn't ask for, and have done nothing to make things work any better. In fact it's gotten worse. If anyone knows how I can contact firefox directly it would be most appreciated.

Asked by djmdgo7 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Taskbar problem

The only way I can display the taskbar is to hit the Windows button. Then it disappears when I do anything else. I wan it to display all the time. Thank you … (funda kabanzi)

The only way I can display the taskbar is to hit the Windows button. Then it disappears when I do anything else. I wan it to display all the time.

Thank you

Asked by rtucker41 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 izinyanga ezidlule

browser is outdated

браузер Firefox обновлен до версии 86. Windows 10 браузер яндекс не открывают страницы - пишет старый браузер сайты гугл документы пишет, что это версия не поддерживает… (funda kabanzi)

браузер Firefox обновлен до версии 86. Windows 10 браузер яндекс не открывают страницы - пишет старый браузер сайты гугл документы пишет, что это версия не поддерживается

Сам браузер Firefox пишет ,что обновился до последней версии.


Firefox browser has been updated to version 86 Windows 10

Yandex browser does not open pages - old browser writes sites google docs writes that this version is not supported


Firefox browser itself writes that it has been updated to the latest version.

Asked by andrewyunev 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Losing browsing history

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELE… (funda kabanzi)

Hi there - I want to keep my history. I want to SAVE my browsing history. I do NOT want my history to disappear. I cannot find how to do this. There are Many ways to DELETE history, but how do I prevent mine from disappearing. Mine disappears every day and I want to SAVE my history. Fourth time of asking! Please help. Thanks Pete

Asked by bewilderbeast 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by FredMcD 3 izinyanga ezidlule