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Can't disable Sponsored Top Sites anymore? [Linux.]

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c720
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Post Posted February 14th, 2021, 5:40 am

First noticed in FF 85.0.1 Ubuntu.
I realise you've got to make money & all but this could be the final straw for me.
Last edited by LIMPET235 on February 14th, 2021, 5:57 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Added [Linux] to the title.

dickvl

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Post Posted February 14th, 2021, 9:19 am


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Post Posted February 14th, 2021, 9:55 am

There is a half dozen or more settings for the link dickvl provided
about:config => browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.showSponsored
Search for about:config => browser.newtabpage. - some of the items which show can be neutralized.
Also look at search; moving to newtabpage.
Frankly blocking pretty near everything which uses newtabpage may be helpful
Doesn't matter what you say, it's wrong for a toaster to walk around the house and talk to you

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