Closed Bug 379804 Opened 13 years ago Closed 11 years ago
Block mailto and other external protocol loads if not initiated by user
This is a bug to cover what was left of bug 181860 after my patch to it was landed. We should block document loads of external protocol handlers, such as mailto, if the load was initiated automatically on page load, rather than when the user clicked a link containing a mailto url.
GNAA 'shock site' pages have a habit of seriously abusing this. I think this should be a priority, maybe for Firefox 4. I had 100+ thunderbird e-mail composition windows opening up.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 167475
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