[German]After Firefox has been updated several times over the past few weeks, there are indications that developers are starting to pull data from user systems again. Here is some information about this issue.
I had reported about the last update to Firefox 89.0.1 on June 18 in the post Firefox 89.0.1 released. There was already the following comment from blog reader Peter Seidel there:
Firefox re-enables the option “Allow Firefox to run and install studies” when updating to a new version. Not always, but always unasked.
And with Firefox 90.0B9?
Blog reader Alfred Neumann contacted me by email the other day and wrote the following observation:
I just went back to the profile folders of Firefox (90.0b9)
and noticed that since May it has created a data report for every single day. Although this is disabled in the settings.
There are 4 types of reports:
The datareporting folder in the profile is full of them. Whether these were sent now is unclear but alone the creation
I find already not OK, if in the settings this were deactivated.
Do you know there maybe more details?
To the last sentence I can only answer with no, but I have to say that I don’t care about the subtleties of Firefox in general and version 90.0B9 (developer version) in particular. If someone knows more, he can leave a comment.
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