Closed Bug 1382006 Opened 2 years ago Closed 2 years ago

Firefox Privacy Page links to incorrect opt-out information

Categories

(www.mozilla.org :: Pages & Content, defect)

Production
defect
Not set

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED

People

(Reporter: tjr, Assigned: MikkCZ)

Details

Attachments

(1 file)

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/firefox/

> Add-ons Blocklist: Firefox contacts Mozilla once per day to check for add-on 
> information to check for malicious add-ons. This includes, for example: browser > version, OS and version, locale, total number of requests, time of last request, > time of day, IP address, and the list of add-ons you have installed. You can 
> turn off metadata updates at any time, but it may leave you open to security 
> vulnerabilities.

This links to https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/how-to-opt-out-of-add-on-metadata-updates/

That page is incorrect. The correct pref is extensions.blocklist.enabled 

I suspect this page may be out of date regarding technical opt-out information in more than one place.
Component: Other → Pages & Content
Product: Websites → www.mozilla.org
Version: unspecified → Production
I opened an issue on the legal-docs repo for this: https://github.com/mozilla/legal-docs/issues/873
Attached file GitHub PR
Assignee: nobody → mstanke
This has been fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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