borderline OT fireox question

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Sat Jul 16 15:43:07 UTC 2016

On 07/16/16 03:27, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> On 2016-07-13 21:55, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> I notice that whenever I start typing text into the serch-bar of 
>> Firefox (on my FreeBSD 9.3R daily-driver desktop system) it suggests 
>> completions for me, implying that Google has my identity pegged. I 
>> use TOR when surfing & followed the advice of a thread a few weeks 
>> ago about a FF setting to prevent those suggestions. I also have cron 
>> delete cookies & other cruft from the .mozilla directory nightly. How 
>> do they still have me ? TIA & have a good one.
> Well the simple solution to that is turn of javascript.
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Yeah, but a maddening number of sites don't function at all w/o it :-/ ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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