Firefox 72 blocks fingerprinting scripts by default, rethinks notification pop-ups

arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/0

honestly that change to notification pop-ups is huge

me: *visits some site I've never visited before*

site: do you want notifications from our website?

me: ....no, why would you think that?

"Picture-in-picture video is now also available in Firefox for Mac and Linux"

I've been using this on Windows since it was available there since the last version and it works quite well

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"Last year, we discovered during testing that about 99% of notification prompts go unaccepted, with 48% being actively denied by the user."

blog.mozilla.org/firefox/block

aye, not surprised at all

I love how the example they show in that Mozilla blog post is on CNET which is a pretty good dunk on CNET as a tech news site (unintentionally probably)

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