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Mozilla turning on click-to-play for Silverlight

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Mozilla turning on click-to-play for Silverlight

Just as a heads up, Mozilla is planning to make Silverlight require a "click" to play.   This is designed to give users more control over what runs on their computer and make their systems more stable from using less plug-ins.  (https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2013/01/29/putting-users-in-control-of-plugins/


Silverlight usage is falling month over month (http://w3techs.com/technologies/details/cp-silverlight/all/all  This means users are less likely to have it installed (or up to date).   By asking users to install Comcast is increasing potential vulnerabilities for its customers, especially cause very few other website use it!


All in all, it means move from Silverlight = a better experience for users.   Oh and we will likely finally get Linux support as a bonus (http://forums.comcast.com/t5/XfinityTV-Website/Please-Support-Linux/m-p/1297301

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