oh cool they can put amazon on my new tab page and send telemetry to advertisers, ty mozilla very cool
@rugk @avery I simply see it as part of a larger trend within Mozilla that we are currently seeing. Mozilla is heavily marketing the fact that they are not Google and thus the "privacy friendly alternative", even using their good reputation to resell a VPN service. Sure, Mozilla does need to get their finances sorted out (which are quite broken btw), but I definitely see the over-reliance on Google as the least worst option
@rugk @avery I have continued my rant in a paste, I don't mind if you don't read it, it's gotten quite long and rambly, but I am simply so frustrated with Mozilla and Firefox an kind of needed to write that stuf down
@waweic @rugk @avery this doesn't seem to stop google from introducing subtle new html artifacts and layout features in their services that either don't exist or render incorrectly in firefox. So they don't seem to support non-chrome anymore anyway. I really don't want a constantly changing to the whims of google massive application platform for a browser. I think I want to go back to lynx and use things like gemini instead.
Not to forget the Google search page, which I deleted pronto. At least my default search engine was left alone.
@avery At least it's possible to disable it...
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