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Re: The Spirit of Free Software, or The Reality

Ian Jackson <ijackson <at> chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

>    For example, in this case, it would be technically possible for
>    (say) Google (or someone masquerading as Google) to change the icon
>    offered to Debian's Iceweasel to one which looks very like
>    Wikipedia's icon.

FWIW, there are DuckDuckGo iceweasel search plugins out there
(don’t know if the one Debian ships is one of them) that encode
the favicon, which makes it not download it:

<Image width="16" height="16">data:image/x-icon;base64,AAABAAEAEBAAAAEAIAB[…]

Maybe patch all the others to do that could help?

//mirabilos, who agrees those implicit requests are not so nice

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