The Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of Firefox today that can prevent some websites from asking to send notifications to your device, as reported by Ars Technica. In addition, this version of Firefox — release number 59 — also stops some sites from accessing your device’s camera, microphone, and location unexpectedly.

The new feature prevents your notification center from getting cluttered with piles of news stories from various sites. When turned on, all websites by default will have such requests blocked, but you can tell Firefox to accept notifications from trusted websites.

To manage your notification permissions in Firefox 59, go to options in Windows, or preferences on Mac. Then, click on “Privacy & Security” and…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/14/17121850/firefox-ban-news-website-pop-up-notifications-version-58-update

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