Open Bug 1817830 Opened 1 year ago Updated 1 year ago

Videos are not playing at lifehacker.com with ETP set to STRICT

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(Core :: Privacy: Anti-Tracking, defect, P3)

Firefox 112
Desktop
All
defect

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Tracking Status
firefox112 --- affected

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(Reporter: rbucata, Unassigned)

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(Blocks 1 open bug, )

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Environment:
Operating System: Windows 10 PRO x64
Operating System: Ubuntu 20.4 LTS x6
Firefox version: Firefox Nightly 112.0a1 (2023-02-19) (64-bit)

Preconditions:
ETP set to STRICT
Clean profile

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Navigate to: https://lifehacker.com/make-this-simple-three-ingredient-spinach-and-artichoke-1850100116
  2. Click on the "Play icon".
  3. Observe the result.

Expected Behavior:
The video starts playing.

Actual Behavior:
The video does not play.

Notes:

  • Not reproducible with ETP STANDARD.
  • Reproducible in PRIVATE Mode as well.
  • Screenshot is attached.

Workaround:
Gliding the video progress bar to a random timestamp in the video solves the issue.

See Also: → 1817662
Severity: -- → S3
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