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Firefox 8 Locks Down Plug-ins

“Mozilla’s rapid release train has pulled into the station on
time, with the fifth major Firefox browser release of 2011. Firefox
8 is being released today, providing developers with new
capabilities and offering users more security via a new add-ons
policy.

“We’re proud of the way Firefox continues to move the web
forward in this release,” Gavin Sharp, Firefox engineer and the
Firefox module owner told InternetNews.com. “Our support for
Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) in WebGL lets developers build
incredible 3D experiences on the Web in a secure way.”


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