borderline OT fireox question

Bernt Hansson bah at
Sun Jul 17 12:48:05 UTC 2016

On 2016-07-16 17:36, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Jul 2016 10:21:31 +0200, 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.
> Which renders 99% of "modern" web pages totally unusable
> (as in "stop using that web page")...
Not really. I only accept javascript from a select few, five at the moment.
If the homepage is */completely/* 
i surf to some other page.

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