Wandering Thoughts archives

2018-07-06: I'm seeing occasional mysterious POST requests without Content-Types
2018-07-01: Understanding the first imperative of a commercial Certificate Authority
2018-06-14: Clearing cached HTTP redirections or HSTS status in Firefox
2018-06-11: A website's design shows its actual priorities
2018-06-03: Why I believe that HTTPS-only JavaScript APIs make sense
2018-05-31: What is the long term future for Extended Validation TLS certificates?
Extended Validation TLS certificates are basically invisible
2018-05-27: Most modern web spiders are parasites
2018-05-11: Notice to web spiders: an email address in your user-agent isn't good enough
2018-05-06: Firefox turns out to need some degree of 'autoplay' support
2018-04-30: Microsoft's Bingbot crawler is on a relative rampage here
2018-04-27: Some notes on Firefox's current media autoplay settings
2018-04-05: Switching over to Firefox Quantum was relatively painless
2018-04-02: I've retired my filtering HTTP proxy
2018-03-30: My current set of Firefox Quantum (57+) addons
2018-03-21: You probably don't want to run Firefox Nightly any more
2018-03-18: Why I use Facebook (a story of web development)
2018-03-11: A bad web scraper operating out of OVH IP address space
2018-03-07: Some things I mean when I talk about 'forged HTTP referers'
2018-02-20: How switching to uMatrix for JavaScript blocking has improved my web experience
2018-02-12: Writing my first addon for Firefox wasn't too hard or annoying
2018-02-04: More notes on using uMatrix in Firefox 56 (in place of NoScript)
2018-01-31: Mozilla's Looking Glass 'retrospective' is unfortunately inadequate
2018-01-30: Reverse engineering some settings for Google Search
2018-01-28: The limitations of Firefox's Reader mode
2018-01-24: Some early notes on using uMatrix to replace NoScript in Firefox 56
2018-01-22: The addons that I would likely use with Firefox Quantum (57+)
2018-01-21: The temptation of Firefox Quantum for me
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