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# 248267 17-Mar-2019 11:08
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So for the past week or so I get this error "Network Protocol Error" every so often.  It SEEMS to be limited to FireFox on a work laptop, but wondered if it was just me, or it's more widespread?

I get this at work (behind Untangle and with PiHole) as well as at work.  Since it's a work laptop I don't have much control over it.  It makes no difference if I am logged into geekzone or not.  Here's an image:



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  # 2200129 17-Mar-2019 11:13
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Hmmm. Does your work laptop have anything that inspects content of https traffic? My guess is something like this causing problems. Or using TLS 1.0 which is blocked.






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  # 2200132 17-Mar-2019 11:15
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Not that I know of, and it's only on geekzone; I can use sites like internet banking and Trademe over HTTPS fine.  I DO have Ghostery running in FireFox, but I cannot see how that would affect traffic???


 
 
 
 


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  # 2200140 17-Mar-2019 11:39
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freitasm: Regardless of anything else, please don't use Ghostery.


In Geekzone, or in general?  What does it do?  Does it matter if I am a subscriber or not? Or is this a different area than ad blocking?


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  # 2200146 17-Mar-2019 12:09
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Ghostery is run and owned by an ad company. It tracks you across the internet.

 

Only use uBlock Origin with the default list if you must. Blocks trackers also.





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  # 2200168 17-Mar-2019 12:25
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I did not know what, now feel stupid.  I will remove it ASAP.  That should also stop the Network errors.

FYI I use Epic as my browser at home, I should probably use that at work instead of Firefox.


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  # 2202429 20-Mar-2019 14:27
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I get this error message every now and then too .... not adblockers etc being used, BUT if I hover the cursor over the hyperlink for a second or two, then click, it goes straight to the Forum message.  I brought this up a few months ago ... can't locate it right now.

 

Weird huh?


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