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Old 01-03-2010, 05:51 AM
Enrico Weigelt
 
Default Does Firefox call Google?

Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

> "your browser will contact Google's servers when you visit a potentially
> risky site. It will also periodically contact Google's servers to
> download the most recent list of known phishing and malware sites"

Yeah, they actually sell phone-home as "privacy".
Is there an option to build without that crap ?


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Old 01-03-2010, 10:52 AM
Mick
 
Default Does Firefox call Google?

On Sunday 03 January 2010 06:51:05 Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> > "your browser will contact Google's servers when you visit a potentially
> > risky site. It will also periodically contact Google's servers to
> > download the most recent list of known phishing and malware sites"
>
> Yeah, they actually sell phone-home as "privacy".
> Is there an option to build without that crap ?

Isn't it just a matter of switching off 'Block reported attack sites/web
forgeries' under preferences?
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Mick
 

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