[Dev] Fwd: Re: Article: Chromium's subtle freedom flaws

Luke g4jc at openmailbox.org
Tue Mar 7 00:13:24 GMT 2017

On 03/07/2017 12:08 AM, fauno wrote:
> André Silva <emulatorman at riseup.net> writes:
>> Per Richard Stallman, we are removing QTWebengine. It is the entire
>> Chromium browser, which is non-free.
> what are those subtle flaws?
The article hasn't been published yet, it should be announced on FSF soon.

TL; DR: Hundreds of line of minified js, non-free plugins, DRM,
hard-coded connections to Google.com, and privacy leaks.
Stallman recommended that someone should make a fork similar to
GNUIcecat for Chromium to address these issues, patching is not enough.

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