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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] GNU IceCat finally on f-droid.org

From: Julie Marchant
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] GNU IceCat finally on f-droid.org
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:32:22 -0400

On 04/19/2016 06:22 PM, Mart Rootamm wrote:
> One issue is, that IceCatMobile fails to show its own user agent string,
> and uses a UA string of non-free software, which skews server
> statistics. I had to guesstimate the possible IceCat UA string for myself.

That's intentional, and you're subverting a measure designed to protect
your privacy by "fixing" this. Using the same user agent string as
Firefox reduces your fingerprint.

Julie Marchant

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