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3 posts • joined 13 Jun 2019

Hey, friends. We know it's a crazy time for the economy, but don't forget to enable 2FA for payments by Saturday


Re: SMS is U/S for 2FA

I have resisted downloading my bank's app because I don't want a stolen phone to be a threat to my money. If it was the same time based system as any other two factor account I'd choose that in a heartbeat.

Google: We're not killing ad blockers. Translation: We made them too powerful, we'll cram this genie back in its bottle


Re: Firefox's change to WebExtensions kills adblockers?

As will I, but if Firefox is to keep functioning adblockers with WebExtensions as their basis, surely a WebExtension fork is required?

Alternately they could revert to the way they did extensions previously and seemed to be working fine 'til they killed it.


Firefox's change to WebExtensions kills adblockers?

I suppose this was more or less inevitable when the major competitor folded and started using Google's extension structure.

It's not like changing browser will help now. You WILL have a bloated ad-laden 'experience', the advertisers control all the browser customisation.

Maybe Mozilla and Microsoft together will have the clout to fork it?


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