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# Archlinux Unoffical Icecat Package Build

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GNUzilla is the GNU version of the Mozilla suite, and GNU IceCat is the GNU version of the Firefox browser. Its main advantage is an ethical one: it is entirely [free software](https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html). While the Firefox source code from the Mozilla project is free software, they distribute and recommend non-free software as plug-ins and addons. Also their trademark license imposes requirements for the distribution of modified versions that make it inconvenient to exercise freedom 3.

## Downloads

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Please checkout the tag to download the releases.
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## Features

 - **LibreJS**: GNU LibreJS aims to address the JavaScript problem described in Richard Stallman's article [The JavaScript Trap](https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/javascript-trap.html).
 - **Https-Everywhere**: Extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.
 - **SpyBlock**: Blocks privacy trackers while in normal browsing mode, and all third party requests when in private browsing mode. Based on Adblock Plus.
 - **Fingerprinting countermeasures**: Fingerprinting is a series of techniques allowing to uniquely identify a browser based on specific characterisics of that particular instance (like what fonts are available in that machine). Unlike cookies the user cannot opt-out of being tracked this way, so the browser has to avoid giving away that kind of hints.
 - **AboutIceCat**: Adds a custom "about:icecat" homepage with links to information about the free software and privacy features in IceCat, and checkboxes to enable and disable the ones more prone to break websites.

## Build

If you want to build on your own machine, just clone this repo and `makepkg`.

## Contributors and help

The maintainer of GNU IceCat is Ruben Rodriguez <ruben@gnu.org>.
We thank the Hitflip team (http://www.hitflip.de/special/gnu) for the logos.

Additional contributors are most welcome.

## License

Gnuzilla/IceCat as Mozilla uses: MPL/GPL/LGPL.