Purebrowser: Addons screen links to upstream-distributed addons
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Purebrowser integrated addons mechanism - most prominently visible as the about:addons page - is linked with Mozilla addons service.

This both implicitly promotes non-free add-ons, and leaks user data to a third-party.

Previous releases of PureBrowser (releases based on Debian Iceweasel) linked to the FSF addon web page https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/addons.html - which addressed the promotion of non-free addons (assuming GNU-provided addons comply also with Debian guidelines), but still leaks user data.

One fix is to create on the PureOS website a page similar to https://trisquel.info/en/browser/addons/ - but that too would leak user data.

Possibly best is to setup an APT trigger to generate a web page locally on the user machine which lists addons available to install with APT.

ezs777 created this task.Jan 21 2018, 2:55 PM
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jonas.smedegaard changed the title from "Create separate Trisquel-style add-ons webpage" to "Purebrowser: Addons screen links to upstream-distributed addons".Aug 7 2018, 12:41 PM
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