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Windows 7: Mozilla To Introduce Advertising Into Firefox

13 May 2014   #11

Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
Did you read that article? The title is bogus, they wont do "Logos" they will do "sponsored adds"

The article changed from when I posted it.

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13 May 2014   #12

Win 10 Pro x64, Win 7 Pro x64

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18 May 2014   #13

Win7 64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
Its actually worst then first announced. They will track you and offer adds for what they think you want.(hand picked partners)

"A lot of our community found the language hard to decipher, and worried that we were going to turn Firefox into a mess of logos sold to the highest bidder; without user control, without user benefit," said Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla's vice president of Firefox, in a blog post. "That's not going to happen. That's not who we are at Mozilla."

But the new-tab page still could carry sponsored content from "hand-picked partners," and Mozilla plans to experiment with that in the future.
Ghostery works in firefox running on Linux too :)
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18 May 2014   #14

Win 7 ultimate x64 sp1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gator View Post
Can't wait for the tweak to get rid of this crap idea. :)


No more silly boxes in new tabs.
even better:

enter as url:

goto preference:

change to:

moot point as they've reconsidered their poor idea (tho they're still messing around with australis and trying to make firefox a chrome clone)
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21 May 2014   #15

7 x64 | 7 x64

Something about large Russian women ...

I use FF on on monitor at work - there's always the 'tic-tac-toe' icon in the upper right as a toggle.
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