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Author Topic: Google Just Gave 2 Billion Chrome Users A Reason To Switch To Firefox  (Read 1318 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Google is planning to restrict modern ad blocking Chrome extensions to enterprise users only, according to 9to5Google. This is despite a backlash to an announcement by Google in January proposing changes that will stop certain ad blockers from working efficiently.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateoflahertyuk/2019/05/30/google-just-gave-2-billion-chrome-users-a-reason-to-switch-to-firefox/#48e8eb8c751f
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My wife bought a Chrome book about two weeks ago. She used my Windows machine to set up the wireless. I came down to see Chrome on my box and nearly had a stroke. Thank God, good ol' Firefox was still there to exorcise the Chrome Demon.

The wife will love to hear this news nearly as much as I was to see Google Chrome on the ol' Winder's Box.

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Well, that's a shame. Firefox was a good browser for many years, but has become a bloated, slow moving beast and I've been using Chrome instead on my Windows laptop (a necessary evil - at least until the macOS version of SDRuno becomes reality) for that reason. Maybe there will be enough of an outcry to head this off, but I'm pretty pessimistic about that.
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Husband; You know, I'm beginning think these social media companies are spying on us for the government.

Wife; You sound ridiculous with all that conspiracy talk, where do you come up with these things?!?

Alexa; Ha. Hahahahaha.

Siri; Heh.
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Firefox still works OK in Linux. It comes preinstalled in most distros. Switch your homepage to duckduckgo.com and you're all set. I have had my computer on public wifi 24/7 for years and had zero problems.    :)

It also lets you override web page colors witch is important for me.


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Husband; You know, I'm beginning think these social media companies are spying on us for the government.

Wife; You sound ridiculous with all that conspiracy talk, where do you come up with these things?!?

Alexa; Ha. Hahahahaha.

Siri; Heh.

They're spying all right, but they're data mining for dollars. Please buy a radio from Amazon. Gooble gobble gooble gobble one of us, one of us.
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