java or any other plugin in Firefox instantly, if you're online. It does not
require your knowledge or approval. It happens automatically. One minute
you're surfing happily away. The next minute you discover that your plugin
has been disabled.
It apparently works by having Firefox listen on a secret channel somehow to
a Mozilla "blocklist". They can issue softblocks or hardblocks. There is
apparently no way to stop a hardblock (is there?). Presumably softblocks can
be stopped with an about:config tweak, although I have no evidence that it's
Exactly how Firefox listens to such edicts from Mozilla's heirarchy hasn't
been revealed, which means that Firefox is spyware - pure and simple!
Exactly what channel(s) or port(s) is Firefox listening to Mozilla
headquarters on? Or is it a rootkit? Or what?
What other secret backdoors does Firefox have to allow control over our
private computers? People would like to know!