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Changes between Version 10 and Version 15 of Ticket #42428


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Timestamp:
06/13/2018 10:21:25 PM (3 years ago)
Author:
peterwilsoncc
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Replying to seanking2919:

Interesting. This is what the Font Face Observer dev says about rendering emojis: https://github.com/bramstein/fontfaceobserver/issues/113

Thanks @seanking2919, I'll see if the WP script can use a width based approach for checking and reach out if needs be.

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  • Ticket #42428 – Description

    v10 v15  
    55To work around this, Firefox has recently uplifted a technique from TOR Browser. If you visit a site that tries to do this it’ll pop open a hanger asking for the user’s permission. You can test this by downloading a copy of Firefox Nightly, going to about:config and setting privacy.resistFingerprinting to true. Which brings us on to WordPress…
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    7 Unfortunately the default wp-emoji package also uses this technnique, which triggers a browser warning on a large number of sites I visit on a daily basis. While I doubt that Wordpress is using this for user tracking, it means that sites that are being nefarious get lost in the Wordpress noise. This is a shame, but also I would imagine that it would be hard for Firefox to turn this on by default given the number of sites out there using Wordpress.
     7Unfortunately the default wp-emoji package also uses this technnique, which triggers a browser warning on a large number of sites I visit on a daily basis. While I doubt that WordPress is using this for user tracking, it means that sites that are being nefarious get lost in the Wordpress noise. This is a shame, but also I would imagine that it would be hard for Firefox to turn this on by default given the number of sites out there using Wordpress.
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    99What I’d like to suggest is that: