[arch-general] Firefox display problem

Francis Gerund ranrund at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 20:27:54 UTC 2015

Thank you.

Yes, temporarily allowing cnn.com in NoScript did get rid of the

But try it youself, and then click the NoScript icon in the Firefox menu
bar to count the still-blocked third-party revenue leeches cnn
lets tag along on it's website.  11 by my count.

So much for privacy.

Remeber when the websites said to visitors, "what can we do for you?", not
"what can we do you for?" . . .

On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 3:00 PM, Christian Demsar <vixsomnis at fastmail.com>

> On June 7, 2015 3:31:26 PM EDT, Francis Gerund <ranrund at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Using Firefox to access http://cnn.com, photos show up, but often have
> >a
> >superimposed small, hollow rectangle in the center of each.  The
> >rectangles
> >contain the characters "FI" above the characters "33".
> >
> >Is this a sign of some missing component from Firefox, or just an error
> >at
> >the cnn.com website?  Or something else?
> Are you blocking javascript? When I allow CNN in noscript, those
> characters are replaced (by a search icon, or the weather, for instance).
> --
> vixsomnis

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