Enable cryptomining and fingerprinting blocking options in about:preferences

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 67
(Needinfo from 2 people)

Status

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P1
normal
RESOLVED FIXED
a month ago
9 days ago

People

(Reporter: johannh, Assigned: johannh, NeedInfo)

Tracking

(Blocks: 2 bugs)

unspecified
Firefox 67
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Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(relnote-firefox 67+, firefox67 fixed)

Details

(Whiteboard: [anti-tracking])

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Description

a month ago

We think this can ride the trains in Custom for now.

Comment 3

a month ago
Pushed by jhofmann@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/8dc13c6ba848
Enable cryptomining and fingerprinting blocking options in about:preferences. r=nhnt11

Comment 4

a month ago
bugherder
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a month ago
status-firefox67: --- → fixed
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 67

Johann, could we have a release note added for Nightly? Thanks

Flags: needinfo?(jhofmann)
(Assignee)

Comment 6

a month ago

Thanks for the reminder! Forwarding to Arthur and Betsy...

Flags: needinfo?(jhofmann)
Flags: needinfo?(bmikel)
Flags: needinfo?(arthur)

This bug was about "Enabling cryptomining and fingerprinting blocking options in about:preferences" and I have seen the feature being implemented with latest Nightly!

Build ID : 20190223041557
User Agent : Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:67.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/67.0

QA Whiteboard: [bugday-20190220]

(In reply to Johann Hofmann [:johannh] from comment #6)

Thanks for the reminder! Forwarding to Arthur and Betsy...

I went with "Users can block known cryptominers and fingerprinters in the Custom settings or their Content Blocking preferences" for now.

relnote-firefox: --- → 67+
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