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www/philosophy javascript-trap.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy javascript-trap.html
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:56:07 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       16/03/27 21:56:07

Modified files:
        philosophy     : javascript-trap.html 

Log message:
        Mention that nonfree JS programs are often malware.


Index: javascript-trap.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/javascript-trap.html,v
retrieving revision 1.53
retrieving revision 1.54
diff -u -b -r1.53 -r1.54
--- javascript-trap.html        18 Jan 2016 20:11:12 -0000      1.53
+++ javascript-trap.html        27 Mar 2016 21:56:06 -0000      1.54
@@ -38,6 +38,11 @@
 modifying it; the compacted code is not source code, and the real
 source code of this program is not available to the user.</p>
+<p>In addition to being nonfree, many of these programs are malware
+they <a href="http://github.com/w3c/fingerprinting-guidance/issues/8";>snoop
+on the user</a>.</p>
 <p>Browsers don't normally tell you when they load JavaScript
 programs.  Some browsers have a way to turn off JavaScript entirely,
 but even if you're aware of this issue, it would take you considerable
@@ -147,7 +152,7 @@
 nontrivial nonfree JavaScript in web pages.  The program
 <a href="/software/librejs/">LibreJS</a> detects nonfree,
 nontrivial JavaScript in pages you visit, and blocks it.  LibreJS is
-an add-on for IceCat and IceWeasel (and Firefox).</p>
+included in IceCat, and available as an add-on for Firefox.</p>
 <p>Browser users also need a convenient facility to specify JavaScript
 code to use <em>instead</em> of the JavaScript in a certain page.
@@ -311,7 +316,7 @@
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2016/01/18 20:11:12 $
+$Date: 2016/03/27 21:56:06 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->

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