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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] User-agent string on Fedora 21

From: Julian Marchant
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] User-agent string on Fedora 21
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:06:32 -0500
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:31.0) Gecko/20100101 Icedove/31.3.0

On 01/06/2015 01:06 AM, Andrei Osipov wrote:
> The Fedora package of IceCat contains altered user-agent string
> which has "Fedora 21" in it.
> Such information can be easily used to identify a user (since very tiny
> portion of the Internet population using Fedora 21). 

I don't know if the maintainer of the Fedora package is subscribed to
this mailing list, but either way, this isn't the right place to post
about it. You should report the bug (because it is a bug; one of
IceCat's features is to spoof the user agent string in a particular way)
in Fedora's bug tracker. Looks like that would be here:


Julian Marchant

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