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November 21st, 2023 14:05

Updates 11/21/23 - Firefox

Firefox Version 120.0, first offered to Release channel users on November 21, 2023

  • Firefox supports a new “Copy Link Without Site Tracking” feature in the context menu which ensures that copied links no longer contain tracking information.

    Screenshot showing Copy Link feature

  • Firefox now supports a setting (in Preferences → Privacy & Security) to enable Global Privacy Control. With this opt-in feature, Firefox informs the websites that the user doesn’t want their data to be shared or sold.

    Screenshot showing GPC preference

  • Firefox’s private windows and ETP-Strict privacy configuration now enhance the Canvas APIs with Fingerprinting Protection, thereby continuing to protect our users’ online privacy.

  • Firefox has enabled Cookie Banner Blocker by default in private windows for all users in Germany. Firefox will now auto-refuse cookies and dismiss annoying cookie banners for supported sites.

  • Firefox has enabled URL Tracking Protection by default in private windows for all users in Germany. Firefox will remove non-essential URL query parameters that are often used to track users across the web.

  • Firefox now imports TLS trust anchors (e.g., certificates) from the operating system root store. This will be enabled by default on Windows, macOS, and Android, and if needed, can be turned off in settings (Preferences → Privacy & Security → Certificates).

  • Keyboard shortcuts have now been added for editing and deleting a selected credential on about:logins. For editing - Alt + enter (Option + return on macOS) and for deleting - Alt + Backspace (Option + Delete on macOS).

  • Users on Ubuntu Linux now have the ability to import from Chromium when both are installed as Snap packages.

  • Picture-in-Picture now supports corner snapping on Windows and Linux - just hold Ctrl as you move the PiP window.

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Available via the internal updater:   Help / About Firefox

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