[SATLUG] Browser secretly connecting to Google
dondavis at reglue.org
Mon Dec 28 17:40:25 CST 2009
I use Iceweasel. I looked for options to disable it. (To see if I
could.) It's not in the menus; however it can be disabled under
about:config by change browser.safebrowsing.enabled;true. I notice
others have been more perturbed than I and filed a bug report.
> You opted in when you enabled the safebrowsing feature in your browser
> :) It downloads lists of phishing sites the same way antivirus updates
> virus signatures.
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