Re: Iceweasel Latest update stealing bandwidth uselessly
On Sun, 7 Dec 2014 22:03:08 +1100
Alex <email@example.com> wrote:
> Warm greetings to all the wonderful maintainers,
> I am sorry to report that, with the latest Iceweasel (31.3.0) update
> came something I did NOT want:-
> This version is constantly loading two google cookies - google.com
> google.com.au (country specific). If you go into Edit ->
> Preferences -> Privacy -> Show Cookies and try to delete these
> unwanted (in my case) cookies, they will re-appear in seconds and
> have to be deleted again, and again .... ad nauseum.
> If you then try to 'block' these cookies in Edit -> Preferences ->
> Privacy -> Exceptions, then addresses in the 74.125.237.xxx IP range
> continue to 'steal' bandwidth by trying to communicate with the
> Iceweasel browser.
Does this annoying behaviour reproduce if the following iceweasel
options are set?
browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled = false
browser.fasebrowsing.enabled = false
Also, does it use HTTP or HTTPS?