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Microsoft to hi-jack Firefox & Chrome for bad sites ?

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Post Posted March 15th, 2019, 3:41 pm

https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-r ... nd-firefox

Looks like one extension I'm not interested in. Hopefully it won't be one of those 'forced on us' type things.

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Post Posted March 15th, 2019, 5:07 pm

Want to bet you will have to Opt out? Hopefully you will get a warning from Firefox about the extension trying to install
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Post Posted March 15th, 2019, 6:52 pm

hopefully you can disable it.
wont it slow down the browser if you keep it enabled ?

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Post Posted March 16th, 2019, 1:29 am

finally they take care a bit more, nevertheless its like any antivirus extension it possible could cause more failure. i will disable it.

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