Description of problem:
Since release 35 of Firefox, Fedora is shipping it with a branded user agent string. This increases the fingerprint, distinguishing it from all other linux users. As a result, it is quite easy to track Fedora's firefox users, which can be a violation of their privacy.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. start firefox with a vanilla profile or at least with user agent settings unchanged
2. browse any website
3. have a look at your browser inspector, tab "Network". Click on any request and have a look at request headers, notably "User-Agent"
4. alternatively, you could e.g. go to http://browserspy.dk/useragent.php
Firefox has a distinct user agent unlike any other firefox distribution.
Firefox fingerprint should be the mozilla-provided default.
This anti-feature was proposed in bug #1190774 and rejected 4 years ago in bug #824717 for the same reason I wrote above.
That's political, not technical issue. Please file FESCO ticket for that at https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/
(In reply to Martin Stransky from comment #1)
> That's political, not technical issue. Please file FESCO ticket for that at
Done, see https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/1586
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