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Re: Yet Another Tech Industry Whore-Out: Mozilla


From: Red Blade
Subject: Re: Yet Another Tech Industry Whore-Out: Mozilla
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 02:25:12 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Pan/0.139 (Sexual Chocolate; GIT bf56508 git://git.gnome.org/pan2)

On Sun, 14 Jul 2013 02:23:59 +0000, Red Blade wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:37:08 -0700, Snit wrote:
> 
>> On 7/13/13 6:17 PM, in article address@hidden, "Red Blade"
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>>> Mozilla has abandoned its principles of privacy and security and open-
>>> source by hiding the option to customize Javascript. Unless you're
>>> willing to get into about:config, now you're victim of right-click
>>> blocking, increasingly clever pop-up ads, malicious tracking, and
>>> scripted malware. Firefox is no more secure than M$IE or NSA-Chrome
>>> now.
>>> Another tech industry whore-out falls like a domino, this time a
>>> "non-"profit whore-out. Thanks a lot, guys.
>> 
>> Or you can install Developer Tools or, I am sure, any one of the dozen
>> extensions that will give you the functionality back if you want it in
>> easy access.
> 
> With the way the tech industry is going, it's only a matter of time
> before all ideals of integrity, privacy rights, and free and open source
> software are completely gone. (Can less-popular addons like Adblock True
> and Adblock Edge keep up with rolling release?)
> 
> Through the years, I warned people on Usenet and IRC (especially
> Freenode) about NSA code in Linux and they told me "Living Standard" was
> a MAFIAA coup waiting to happen. They said "You're crazy", "it's
> impossible", "You're paranoid", "Don't use the Internet at all!", etc.
> Now look what their gullibility and blind trust of government spooks and
> multinational corporations got us!

Correction: *I* told *them* Living Standard was a MAFIAA coup, and they 
said...

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