Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st May 2006 22:31 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "The next version of Firefox will come out of the virtual box with Google's anti-phishing tools built in. While the Googlified security services have been available through use of the Google Toolbar for either Firefox or IE6 for quite some time already, this marks the first default installation. And we all know how much Google values the defaults."
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Great - more data mining and money!
by RawMustard on Thu 1st Jun 2006 09:04 UTC
RawMustard
Member since:
2005-10-10

I hope it's optional, I don't want my browser contacting Google everytime I click on a link. I don't care that I could be going to some scummy website, it's my business and no one elses. Let the noobs that can't surf cop it, but let us seasoned users not install it if we don't want it!

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asharism Member since:
2005-06-30

True. This is one way to sure get what sites the world is going to. Atleast the Firefox users for now.

I'm sure Google will have a plugin for IE7 as well that uses its anti-phishing service instead of MSNs.

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MonkeyPie Member since:
2005-07-06

It is entirely optional...

There is an option in the preferences... it's not even hidden!

http://shots.osdir.com/slideshows/657/12.gif

*Edit reason: changed URL

Edited 2006-06-01 13:48

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