Why do you go there?
Eg. I don’t see any strange connections on default startup (the app below is Netguard FYI)
So, where is the Google connection the
Also, what extensions do you have installed? Eg. uBlock hosts lists are hosted on AWS, and updated on start… of course you’ll see connections to Amazon
That being said, not sure why anyone would use this fork, I’ve uninstalled it right away, felt like trash.
Why? I just wrote “mydomain.tld” (as in my domain that exists) in the URL input… do you know what it did? Can you guess?
Yes, it did what none of the other browsers did, it searched on Google for “mydomain.tld”… W T F???
What? Change search engine? Yeah, look…it now searches on Wikipedia for “mydomain.tld” FFS
What? Block google.com in Netguard? Yes…IceCat stays at a blank page forever NOT loading, waiting for BigBrother to ALLOW me to visit my dumb site.
Oh, so much privacy…I’ve been protected by being denied to enter the site that, I guess, is not on some approved list (I’m guessing HSTS?!). It doesn’t even try to reach it, it does NOT try to use a DNS to resolv the domain, no…straight to Google it went.
/PS: Maybe Firefox for Android aka Fennec is bad, so you want to make it better, but why does this thing exists exactly?