Firefox 42 features built-in adblocker, takes privacy to next level

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Mozilla today released version 42 of its Firefox browser that features a built-in adblocker. Blocking ads is part of a feature Mozilla calls Tracking Protection and should protect the privacy of users.

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#2

Mozilla boasts that the feature makes Firefox the best privacy protection browser
I got one better PC hosts edit that does away with ads, adware, popups, redirects without having to redo the settings to make it work. But then again everyone is free to choose their own vises.


#3

Firefox 42 is already FAT enough taking a 288MB ram footprint and no I don’t use ABP (that ram guzzler).


#4

[QUOTE=Millennium12;2762867]Firefox 42 is already FAT enough taking a 288MB ram footprint and no I don’t use ABP (that ram guzzler).[/QUOTE]
Same here I will disable AB from even running…not only that but sites will be permitted now to spam your from within AB. Yea that is what I want more spam ads/redirects from AB. If others haven’t read AB has made agreements to let ads come through as long as AB was being paid by the advertisers. Now that should tell anyone not to use AB or install it.


#5

Btw, uBlock is affected as well - no longer reliable blocking of ads.


#6

Tracking protection can be activated in regular sessions too. You just need to open about:config and set privacy.trackingprotection.enabled to true


#7

[QUOTE=Liggy;2762939]Tracking protection can be activated in regular sessions too. You just need to open about:config and set privacy.trackingprotection.enabled to true[/QUOTE]
I just use my PC hosts edit and it blocks all ads/redirects/trackers/doubleclicks already without FF having to do it.