Google Spyware – Mozilla Firefox

Now we have discovered that by using Mozilla Firefox as our current browser of choice, we have been unknowingly sending Google all of our search queries. Google calls this practice the “auto suggest” feature in the Mozilla search bar and defends the practice as a way to “help” the user. Great! We do not have [...]

Google Safe Browsing Slows Firefox While Feeding the Tiger

Just upgraded to Mozilla Firefox version 3.0.5. Not sure if that is the latest version or not. This post is not about that. This post is about Firefox silently using Google’s Safe Browsing technology. I do not specifically remember the installation process, but I am pretty sure that Firefox enabled both “Tell me if the [...]