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Firefox: "Privacy and Security" settings are blocked from my organization

Postby palimmo » 30 May 2019 07:51

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Why am I not allowed to change them? :shock:
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Re: Firefox: "Privacy and Security" settings are blocked from my organization

Postby ilu » 30 May 2019 11:40

This was explained here: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7496. There is another topic about the reasons for the configuration change and also the way it's implemented but I can't find it. Mozilla actually forces us to go this route.

Edit: Here it is: viewtopic.php?f=79&t=7423

Of course you can still change everything but you'll have to uninstall firefox-solydxk-adjustments, it contains the privacy settings recommended by a quite knowledegable firefox developer (Kaply). Or tell Arjen which exact setting you don't like. From the picture I'm not sure what you wanted to do. In case It's tracking protection: That's done better by uBlock.

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Re: Firefox: "Privacy and Security" settings are blocked from my organization

Postby palimmo » 30 May 2019 12:27

I suppose the actual firefox settings (provided by firefox-solydxk-adjustments) combined with ublock origin, https everywhere and privacy badger offers an ideal protection, right?
if it so, I'm fine with it.
Nevertheless:

Why are
Trackers (blocked)
Cryptominers
Fingerprinters

not selected by default?
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Re: Firefox: "Privacy and Security" settings are blocked from my organization

Postby ilu » 31 May 2019 01:35

Tracking protection is better done with uBlock origin. It's a tactical decision whether to enable the setting or not (as long as "enabled" is not default it should stay off - and maybe even after).
"Cryptominers" and "Fingerprinting" are not present in ESR60 and that's where we did the testing. Also I think cryptominers are new. It's hard to keep track of every firefox update. If you come up with the necessary commands it can be included as long as the setting is compatible with ESR.


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