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Re: [opensuse] Firefox phones home/Google
  • From: "Dominique Leuenberger" <Dominique.Leuenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:50:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <45C0BADE.2554.0029.1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> On 31-01-2007 at 15:26, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
> Hi list.
>
>
> Just when I wanted to debug a web problem, I saw tcpdump
> showing Firefox making silent requests to Google. (wtf at this
point!)
> To reproduce: Open a random webpage (preferably one that does not
> reference external content, e.g. http://jengelh.hopto.org/ ; local
> files don't trigger it)
>
>

Jan,

Maybe you could have a look at this site:
http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/safebrowsing/

The link it requested there is the Web Forgery Protection.

Dominique

Oh: I don't think SUSE did add this link... it's a known feature of
FireFox 2, isn't it?
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