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Re: What's a safe way to have extensions in chromium in Debian?




On 22 March 2017 at 12:03, Enrico Zini <enrico@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> now we have extensions disabled in Chromium by default. If I did my
> homeworks correctly, that prevents Chromium from phoning home by
> default, and prevents a previous scenario where extensions could be
> installed but not upgraded, becoming security issues over time.
>
> Now, suppose I need an extension, what is the proper way to have it in
> Debian, so that it gets upgraded when needed? With that proper way, what
> amount of phoning home is going to happen?
>
> Since this looks like it's going to be a major issue with stretch, can I
> have some authoritative wiki page / FAQ entry that tells me how I can
> deal with it cleanly, and that I can easily send to confused people?
>

There are some really important extensions, like adblock and privacy
badger by the EFF [0].

The lack of them is really annoying.

[0] https://www.eff.org/privacybadger