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Done and done.  Installed Chrome, which seamlessly transferred all of my bookmarks, saved passwords, history, etc..., over from FF, and I'm now done with FF.

I strongly urge everyone else to do the same.

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I'm stuck with Firefox at work.  They only allow us three choices, Firefox, Chrome, or IE.  If we install anything else, one of the system admins will remote in and uninstall it.  Most people can use one without a problem, but not me.  Since I have to access about 50-60 different vendor websites, I need a browser which will work with all, or at least as many as possible.

Firefox works with all but two, which are so antiquated that they only run on IE and barely at that.  Chrome works with about 2/3s and IE about the same.
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I'm stuck with Firefox at work.  They only allow us three choices, Firefox, Chrome, or IE.  If we install anything else, one of the system admins will remote in and uninstall it.  Most people can use one without a problem, but not me.  Since I have to access about 50-60 different vendor websites, I need a browser which will work with all, or at least as many as possible.

Firefox works with all but two, which are so antiquated that they only run on IE and barely at that.  Chrome works with about 2/3s and IE about the same.

It's too bad Chrome doesn't work with more of them - is there, perhaps, a compatibility add-on that might make it work with all of them?  Otherwise, since you don't have a choice, you don't have a choice; maybe just make sure you turn off the healthreport and telemetry it sends back to Mozilla; that way they won't know that you're still being forced to use their product.

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I'm stuck with Firefox at work.  They only allow us three choices, Firefox, Chrome, or IE.  If we install anything else, one of the system admins will remote in and uninstall it.  Most people can use one without a problem, but not me.  Since I have to access about 50-60 different vendor websites, I need a browser which will work with all, or at least as many as possible.

Firefox works with all but two, which are so antiquated that they only run on IE and barely at that.  Chrome works with about 2/3s and IE about the same.


There's a truckload of ancient websites here:  http://www.404pagefound.com/

going back to 1993; the site first gives you a preview, but it also gives you the original url - that still works!

I ran Chrome on a number of these pages and didn't seem to have any problems.  Then again, none of them looked like they had a lot of bells and whistles, like serious javascript programming.

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Even though I agree in principle to boycott Firefox/Mozilla....it's the most stable, easy to use IMO.

Installed Chrome on it's maiden day...saw that they wanted to be able to track wherever you went with the 'intention' of building a consumer profile on its users.

This is the same Google that rigs their search pages to benefit the Left's ideology.   So...no thanks.

I hope this guy was 'fired' in name only.....and given a huge corner office on the top floor...with a different title.
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Even though I agree in principle to boycott Firefox/Mozilla....it's the most stable, easy to use IMO.

Installed Chrome on it's maiden day...saw that they wanted to be able to track wherever you went with the 'intention' of building a consumer profile on its users.

This is the same Google that rigs their search pages to benefit the Left's ideology.   So...no thanks.

I hope this guy was 'fired' in name only.....and given a huge corner office on the top floor...with a different title.


Chrome has come a ways since it was launched; the calling home can be restricted and there are plenty of so-called "iron" versions that do away with that completely without losing the browsing ability.

And no, he won't be fired in name only, he'll now be pilloried in his industry and turned into a pariah.


Here's one of the most ironic, and stupidest, things about this:  he's the guy who invented javascript, which is one of the primary programming tools that runs most of the internet.
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Let's see how long before the new avatar gets pulled down from photobucket for violating some rule.

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Chrome has come a ways since it was launched; the calling home can be restricted and there are plenty of so-called "iron" versions that do away with that completely without losing the browsing ability.

And no, he won't be fired in name only, he'll now be pilloried in his industry and turned into a pariah.


Here's one of the most ironic, and stupidest, things about this:  he's the guy who invented javascript, which is one of the primary programming tools that runs most of the internet.

Yes it has! Can't believe how fast it is now! Mozillla, which I have been using for years, is now HISTORY!

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Sure it's my acute cynicism, but has anybody wondered if this wasn't orchestrated right from the start by......GOOGLE? 
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The great thing about Chrome is how seamlessly it works between Windows and Android.  My web browsing experience is pretty much the same no matter what device I am on.

The downside is, it's Google.  Google is tracking every move I make and following me around with promotional material that matches my web activity.  It's like having gum on your shoe that you can never scrape off.
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The great thing about Chrome is how seamlessly it works between Windows and Android.  My web browsing experience is pretty much the same no matter what device I am on.

The downside is, it's Google.  Google is tracking every move I make and following me around with promotional material that matches my web activity.  It's like having gum on your shoe that you can never scrape off.
That's true, pretty much, with any Web browser that accepts cookies. Most ad companies are able to base "promotional material" on the cookies you have on your computer. Google (which itself has an ad-sales division) is hardly unique in that field, and it doesn't really matter which browser you use.

I visit Kmart's Web site and get ads for Kmart (right down to the items I looked at) for several days afterward. The same goes for several other retailers. Heck, I stumbled upon Allen Edmonds one day (an American-made shoe manufacturer whose prices are far too expensive for me to afford) and got ads from them for months.

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That's true, pretty much, with any Web browser that accepts cookies. Most ad companies are able to base "promotional material" on the cookies you have on your computer. Google (which itself has an ad-sales division) is hardly unique in that field, and it doesn't really matter which browser you use.

I visit Kmart's Web site and get ads for Kmart (right down to the items I looked at) for several days afterward. The same goes for several other retailers. Heck, I stumbled upon Allen Edmonds one day (an American-made shoe manufacturer whose prices are far too expensive for me to afford) and got ads from them for months.

Yes, but Google is "better" at it than anybody.  They can target based on things ranging from search, browser activity and even subjects I talk about in my gmail, and they have the most advanced ad delivery system since they own doubleclick.
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The great thing about Chrome is how seamlessly it works between Windows and Android.  My web browsing experience is pretty much the same no matter what device I am on.

The downside is, it's Google.  Google is tracking every move I make and following me around with promotional material that matches my web activity.  It's like having gum on your shoe that you can never scrape off.


get the extension donottrackme, you can block google's tracking as well as everyone else's

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That's true, pretty much, with any Web browser that accepts cookies. Most ad companies are able to base "promotional material" on the cookies you have on your computer. Google (which itself has an ad-sales division) is hardly unique in that field, and it doesn't really matter which browser you use.

I visit Kmart's Web site and get ads for Kmart (right down to the items I looked at) for several days afterward. The same goes for several other retailers. Heck, I stumbled upon Allen Edmonds one day (an American-made shoe manufacturer whose prices are far too expensive for me to afford) and got ads from them for months.


get DoNotTrackMe for Chrome.

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