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Using uberAgent for Firefox Monitoring? Action Is Needed!

Mozilla is constantly working on improving the security of the Firefox browser and its add-ons. While this is good in general, a recent policy change comes with a catch for enterprises.

As of 2019-12-02, Mozilla enforces showing a consent dialog to users if an add-on collects information about visited URLs, even if the add-on was deployed through Group Policy. This was announced just a month ago.

That change forces us to publish a new version of the add-on which only enables data collection after consent has been declared. Please see the documentation for the uberAgent Firefox add-on for details on how to automatically declare consent.

Important: existing versions of the uberAgent Firefox add-on may be upgraded automatically. After an upgrade to version 2.6+ of the add-on, data collection will stop until consent has been declared.

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