There is a lot of problems with anonymity on their services. Firefox is not secure, and can even be considered spyware without configuration. Same problems with Thunderbird. And their blog statement on censoring the web looks really spooky, event though it contains a suggestion about making advertising pure and honest. At this point I stop using default firefox and migrate to Icecat, Ungoogled Chromium and Tor browser. I know that there are people here that care about privacy, so what do you think?
Whats about Plasmafox?
I don't know. Didn't see any bad things about it, but waterfox that it was inspired by is also not secure
And why we know nothing about this page from
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I do not know about the authors.
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A bad world, maybe it is saver than g00gle, fakebook, WhatsApp, Twitter ... ???
Maybe this site does not test Ungoogled Chromium???
On the other side, those who use android g00gle-phones can use firefox too, if it's free ...
But I am interested in reading the comments in this thread.
Lol funny to see Brave Browser in the spyware List
I was surprised by this too. As it turns out, it sucks
Brave is not brave.
No brave is for brave ones who dont care about privacy.
And being spied on.
This is not big news, there have been some rumors about them using some sort of tracking in urls iirc.
Just had a look at the website linked in OP, guess "our" Firefox should be safe as many of the userjs hacks have been implemented in the browser config.
You are talking about default OOTB settings.
Since all against-privacy settings can be disabled, it's just about Default OOTB.
Have you considered what's the width of your target group privacy-concerned users?
I am sure several would agree to Help Mozilla improve the product, that is provided for free, as in beer and is free, as in OpenSourceSoftware.
Then it's only a subject for endless discussions.
I would suggest, provocatively, you start educating and convincing other users to embrace privacy awareness.
Shouldnt there be a lot of outrage if brave did that since it is open source. I use like 5 browsers xD at a time. to not put all my eggs in one basket.
Btw, as it turns out Pale Moon is also a good choice, after some small tweaks. I tried it, but did not have enough time to find all needed extensions or their replacements
Actually, I think about creating my own youtube and LBRY channel, but I'm scared that I can steal too much content from mental outlaw
Well, both Firefox[Linux's Default Browser] and Brave[Highly downloaded Chromium Browser] are in the same tier.....BTW I'm a Brave user, and it's really surprising to see both in the poor privacy category...
I'm removing firefox from my desktops and phone. Or should I say I'm "de-platforming" them? A "privacy" browser which supports political censorship? Really?? Does the staff at Mozilla have no sense of irony? No wonder they needed a handout from Google to avoid bankruptcy.
The first part and the second parts of the article are really in contrast.its almost. Like they had a bipolar switch. Have you read the article after the bold text?
For maximum security don't use computers xd. And don't have bank accounts have everything physical and analog.
What's interesting is that I could not load that page other than through Tor. I did not test proxy, but tried to launch it from Firefox, Icecat, Bazilisk, Pale Moon and Ungoogled Chromium respectively. Maybe that's what they meant by "silencing the voices even before they say something".
Right now imo I think you can't go wrong with either firefox or brave or ungoogled Chromium. These three browsers stand apart from the crowd in terms of stability and ease of use. There are chromium features firefox doesn't have and vice versa. So imo it is best to use both.