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Post Posted March 21st, 2018, 10:56 am

i WAS ASKED TO SUBMIT MY AGE! ON THIS WEBSITE FROM FIREFOX????
AFTER UPDATING TO THE LATEST FIREFOX....

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/5 ... ion=58.0.2

ON SAID PAGE I WAS PROMPTED AS FOLLOWS

Create a Firefox Account to continue to Firefox Sync

I was asked for a password and my AGE??? what up with that???
Why age? to continue to Firefox Sync...so I stopped..
sounded suspicious...

kindly inform any and all!
Thanks,
David

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Post Posted March 21st, 2018, 1:46 pm

Firefox is the name of the web browser as Mozilla is the company that makes Firefox.

The Firefox accounts is not suspicious at all. Most people who create such account use it for to sync data between say Firefox on a PC and Firefox on a Android phone for example. It is a optional thing and not required in order to use Firefox on any device.

You need a password so other people cannot access your Firefox account and because the unique encryption of the account is based on the password. The age well you can pretty much lie as it needs to be at least 13 I believe.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-set-sync-my-computer
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/access-mozilla-services-firefox-accounts

Also this MozillaZine Site Discussion you posted this thread in is for about things related to this independent mozillazine.org site including forums.mozillazine.org and kb.mozillazine.org/

The proper place to have posted this thread would be in http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=49 however you will need to create an account on forums.mozillazine.org to post there if you do not have one. http://forums.mozillazine.org/ucp.php?mode=register

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