Firefox can now block those annoying notification requests
Virtually every random site you go to these days wants you to subscribe to its push notifications. It’s one of the many small annoyances on the open web, but thankfully, those pop ups may not be for long — at least if you are a Firefox user. With the release of Firefox 59 for the desktop, Mozilla is adding a useful little feature to its browser that lets you stop websites from asking to send notifications.
This same settings dialog also allows you to block sites from asking about getting access to your device’s camera, microphone and location. For quite a few web apps, those settings are actually useful, of course. It’s a bit hard to have a browser-based video conference without your camera and microphone working, after all. And sometimes you do want a mapping app to know where you are. Chances a...
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