Closed Bug 1476879 Opened 4 years ago Closed 4 years ago

Remove the privacy.trackingprotection.ui.enabled pref

Categories

(Firefox :: Preferences, enhancement, P1)

enhancement

Tracking

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RESOLVED FIXED
Firefox 63
Tracking Status
firefox63 --- fixed

People

(Reporter: johannh, Assigned: johannh)

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Tracking Protection has been established as a permanent part of Firefox and there is no realistic outlook of this pref ever turning to false. With the changes coming up for content blocking (bug 1476217), Tracking Protection is going to become the default vs. the new Content Blocking, which is behind a pref again.

Having both the Tracking Protection and Content Blocking UI behind a pref is just confusing. Let's get rid of privacy.trackingprotection.ui.enabled.
Comment on attachment 8993249 [details]
Bug 1476879 - Remove the privacy.trackingprotection.ui.enabled pref.

https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/258040/#review265474
Attachment #8993249 - Flags: review?(jaws) → review+
hg error in cmd: hg push -r tip ssh://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland: pushing to ssh://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland
searching for changes
remote: adding changesets
remote: adding manifests
remote: adding file changes
remote: added 1 changesets with 8 changes to 8 files
remote: 
remote: ************************ ERROR *************************
remote: You are trying to commit a change to an FTL file.
remote: At the moment modifying FTL files requires a review from
remote: one of the L10n Drivers.
remote: Please, request review from either:
remote:     - Francesco Lodolo (:flod)
remote:     - Zibi Braniecki (:gandalf)
remote:     - Axel Hecht (:pike)
remote:     - Stas Malolepszy (:stas)
remote: ********************************************************
remote: 
remote: transaction abort!
remote: rollback completed
remote: pretxnchangegroup.mozhooks hook failed
abort: push failed on remote
Attachment #8993249 - Flags: review?(francesco.lodolo)
Comment on attachment 8993249 [details]
Bug 1476879 - Remove the privacy.trackingprotection.ui.enabled pref.

https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/258040/#review265478
Attachment #8993249 - Flags: review?(francesco.lodolo) → review+
Pushed by francesco.lodolo@mozillaitalia.org:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/db6f301d2fd9
Remove the privacy.trackingprotection.ui.enabled pref. r=flod,jaws
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/db6f301d2fd9
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 63
I have reproduced this bug with Nightly 63.0a1 (2018-07-19)on Windows 10, 64 Bit!
This bug's fix is verified with latest Nightly!

Build ID 	20180825100331
User Agent 	Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:63.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/63.0
QA Whiteboard: [bugday-20180822]
QA Whiteboard: [bugday-20180822] → [bugday-20180822] [good first verify]
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