Block some non-essential Flash content by default

Browser vendors are lining up to say goodbye to Flash, recently Google decided to block Flash in Chrome and make HTML5 the default, before that Mozilla announced they will reduce the use of Flash in the Firefox browser. The patch that was supposed to block non-essential flash content (by default) in Firefox 47 was released on Firefox 51 and activated.

Firefox 51: Block some non-essential Flash content by default

This patch, which aims to bring ‘improved security, longer battery life, faster page loading and better browser responsiveness’ to the browser, has been applied and will block ‘certain Flash content that is not essential to the user experience’ . What this means is that the first phase of the flash blacklist has been enabled as an ongoing effort to reduce the use of the NPAPI plugin.

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