Run your own Private Server :firefox:

blogged as a from yesterday

@schnittchen @jalcine @krono and politely convinced me to elaborate in an article :)

@martin @schnittchen @jalcine @krono @dgold If you’re going to use Firefox Sync, ensure that you’re not storing your data with Mozilla, Inc. This great write up tells you how to run your own sync server

Just keep in mind that you still have to have a Firefox account at #mozilla for logins.
They claim they cannot do anything with it, but that's up to you to believe

@martin @schnittchen @jalcine @krono @dgold

@ck @martin @schnittchen @jalcine @krono @dgold Right, didn’t know that. Wow. Even if you self-host? Unsurprising. Unboosting.

@aral @martin specifies in another "...unless you also run a private account server"

@ck @aral @martin @schnittchen @jalcine @krono @dgold
Their docs say all the crypto is done clientside, and you can read the code to verify it.

@Wolf480pl @ck @aral
and in the end you need to the browser anyway, don't you? i mean, how can you make sure they are not collecting all the data in the background, whether or not you enabled sync..?

that's why i'm not using - they are for sure collecting everything there is to collect...

for i'm at least not sure ;-)

i'd still recommend to individually.

@martin @schnittchen @jalcine @krono @dgold

Does anyone have experience with . Seems to do something simular both for both Firefox and Chrome.

@martin I really like the "Send tab to device" feature, which I suspect is powered through the sync. Can you try and see if it still works?

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