[Перевод]Correct or kill automatically installed JavaScript?

Hello, Habr! I present to your attention the translation of the article Julie Marchant Fix or Kill Automatically Installed jаvascript?
 
In Richard Stallman's essay "jаvascript Trap" it is noted that people run non-free programs that are automatically installed in their browsers every day. In fact, he greatly understated the problem. Not only do most users run non-free programs every day just by browsing web pages, they run dozens or even hundreds of such programs every day. The jаvascript trap is extremely real and prolific. It is believed that working with sites will be disrupted without ...
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Google has promised to add the ability to refuse automatic synchronization of the browser profile *

Google has promised to add the ability to refuse automatic synchronization of the browser profile * * This will happen only in the middle of October with a patch of 70
 
 
One of the main scandals around Google over the past week is related to the inconspicuous but potentially extremely unpleasant function of automatically connecting a Chrome user profile after login on any of the company's resources. In this case, cookies associated with Google services can not be deleted by browser even through advanced browser settings.
 
 
"Clear all cookies except Google Cookies," thanks to Chrome. /cc @matthew_d_green pic.twitter.com/tR0UJjtPFL
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Tor Browser switched to the Firefox Quantum and Photon UI

Tor Browser switched to the Firefox Quantum and Photon UIcode base.   About Tor on Habr write quite often, but the news that Tor Browser still switched to Firefox Quantum and the new Photon UI has somehow been left out. And this is really happened , which can give a new impetus to the development of an anonymous web browser.  As you know, Tor Browser is based on Firefox, the code part of the browser. But the version of Tor lags behind the latest version of Firefox for about two releases. Because of this lag, Tor has just received an update based on Firefox Quantum - and Firefox 57 was updated last year, at the end.  there is a possibility organization ...
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Integration of Vivaldi code. Our developers say

Integration of Vivaldi code. Our developers say
 
 
Recently, the Norwegian edition Digi.no published a story about how developers of the Vivaldi browser work with the Chromium code. In an interview, the three leading experts of the company first publicly talked about this important component of the development process of the browser Vivaldi.
 
 
In an interview with the Norwegian edition, three employees of the company - Yngve Pettersen, Jarle Antonesen and André Schultz - took part. They talked about how to integrate the code of the Vivaldi browser and the Chromium core, which is used in the browser - about the advantages and disadvantages of this approach...
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Google wants to kill the URL

Google wants to kill the URL  
 
In early September, the browser Google Chrome turned 10 years old, and in his short life he introduced a lot of radical changes to the web. The security department of Chrome likes to fight with big and conceptual problems, from the popularization of automatic updates to the aggressive promotion of HTTPS-encryption. Such influence and such scope can lead to the separation of opinions; and while Chrome plans its work for the next ten years, the team ponders the most debatable initiative of all: fundamentally change the work of URLs throughout the entire web.
 
 
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a familiar ...
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A premonition of the inevitable

A premonition of the inevitable
 
 
Hello!
 
 
And again after a long wait we release a test assembly. She, we shall tell so, promising, but without details. As you can see from the list of changes, we fixed many regressions and added several new functions, and, as planned, were updated to the new Chromium 69 kernel. I can say that the situation with regressions becomes less problematic - the update to the new kernel was relatively successful. However, we expect from you messages and feedback on the operation of the browser. We are all interested in making the next stable version really comfortable and quality.
 
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Firefox will by default block the shadowing of users

Firefox will by default block the shadowing of users Not everyone clearly understands how they are monitored on the Internet. Someone knows about cookies and transparent pixels, but forgets about fingerprinting through HTML5 tags and other methods. Marketing companies are inventing new ways to track users, and we often help in this by accessing your Google and Facebook accounts. After this, tracking on other sites becomes a trivial task through the buttons Like and the scripts of affiliate advertising networks.
 
 
Unfortunately, ad blockers and scripts are not installed on every computer, and these scripts not only threaten security, but also slow down the loading ...
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Race with the pursuit of

Race with the pursuit of
 
 
Hello!
 
 
For a long time there were no assemblies, and there are reasons for that. For example - an update to the new version of the Chromium 68 kernel. Together with new improvements, it brought us a lot of regressions. So all the time since the last build we were engaged in catching and fixing bugs and regressions that came with the update. However, there are new functions. About them and not only - with pictures under the cut.
 
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24-core CPU, and I can not type the e-mail

24-core CPU, and I can not type the e-mailI was not looking for trouble. I did not run the Chrome build process. a thousand times over the weekend , but only engaged in the most common tasks of the 21st century - just wrote an email at 10:30 am. And suddenly Gmail hung. I continued typing for a few seconds, but no characters appeared on the screen. Then suddenly Gmail dropped - and I went back to my very important writing. But then everything happened again, only this time Gmail did not answer the requests even longer. This is strange
 
 
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21 users have voted. Abstained 4 users. TLDR: The script sorts comments under the article in the order of adding, without taking into account the level of nesting and discussions. You can view every few days before the feeling of deja vu. Enter , you are welcome.Would you like to see such functionality on the site implemented in a normal way?yesno21 users have voted. Abstained 4 users...
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