Firefox turns out the lights on two privacy-sucking features

    Date13 Mar 2018
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Did you know that the websites you browse can ask your phone how far away your face is from the screen, and that they can determine the ambient light levels of the room you’re in? No, me neither, and I do this stuff for a living. The fact it is that the web browser you’re using now is stuffed full of exotic, esoteric, somebody-somewhere-will-use-them features of questionable utility.
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