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Every Mozilla Firefox user who has updated his/her installation from 38.0.4 to 38.0.5 today would have noticed some welcome additions to the third most popular internet browser in the world. Apart from the usual performance enhancements and bug fixes, the Mozilla Firefox (version 38.0.5) has got three new important features.
Lovely, a copyright infringement tool. Steal now, publish later.
My advice: Hate Pocket on principle if you like, but don't regard it as a real-life threat until you see investors in big advertising and media companies start to panic.
More extreme measures would be redirecting FireFox users to a specific page that explains how FireFox is assisting in the theft of content.
if(navigator.userAgent.indexOf('Opera') != -1 || navigator.appName.indexOf('Opera') != -1)
if(navigator.userAgent.indexOf('7.2') != -1 || navigator.userAgent.indexOf('7.3') != -1)
if( screen.availHeight - window.outerHeight > 95)
alert ("Please Register Your Opera Browser")
It appears I am the lone voice of reason speaking into the wilderness of FUD,
does anyone here recall when the "Save as" or "Save page as" feature was added to browsers?
If your web presence is more of a "fan page" or "hobby site" then I would not expect the same level of outrage...
Pocket wouldn't even make the top 25 in a list of disruptive changes to the online publishing world since 1995.I thought you just said you were a pragmatist?
"How to Disable Pocket for Firefox
New versions of Firefox (38.0.5 and above) have Pocket built-in. If you prefer not to use the Pocket for Firefox integration, it can be disabled.
Remove the Pocket for Firefox Button
You can disable Pocket in Firefox by removing it from the Firefox Toolbar or Menu. When this happens, the View Pocket List item in your Bookmarks menu is disabled as well.
1.Right-click (or control-click) on the Pocket button in your Firefox Toolbar or Menu
2.Select Remove from Toolbar or Remove from Menu...[continued]"