Opened on 05/08/2018 at 03:28:53 PM

Closed on 05/08/2018 at 10:02:14 PM

#6653 closed defect (invalid)

Whitelisting not working when Firefox tracking protection enabled

Reported by: sbell Assignee:
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Blocking: Platform: Firefox
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
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Firefox 59.0.2, ABP 3.0.4,

How to reproduce

  1. Go to
  2. wait for message to disable ad blocker appears
  3. disable ABP
  4. refresh page


Observed behaviour

Message to disable ad blocker still appears while ABP is disabled. clicking the (i) to the left of the address bar and choosing to disable Firefox's tracking protection, resolves this issue.

Expected behaviour

Site should be whitelisted when user chooses to disable ABP.

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comment:1 Changed on 05/08/2018 at 10:01:56 PM by mapx

Even if you disable completely ABP from the add-ons page, you'll get the same (it's annoyance in this case) behaviour. So, it's no connection between (whitelisting) ABP and FF tracking protection.

FF tracking protection is blocking some elements the site is checking to push the anti-adb warning.

comment:2 Changed on 05/08/2018 at 10:02:14 PM by mapx

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