> So how you would rather do it. Search
> ebay without using ebay servers?
I'd be glad if only ebay server had been involved, but the problem was that the search requests were first sent to some 3rd party company. What was even worse is that this action hasn't been made public when the release came out.
Maybe you should try to search google for the topic?
Apart from this, why would a company like ebay pay for the search if they don't get any additional benefit? Even if they hadn't paid for it, they would have been included in the search, but then with the same server that processes the normal search requests from their website.
Fortunately, after lots of protests, Firefox has been fixed.
> You forgot the link to where the Mozilla
> foundation has decided Firefox will
> become spyware.
Sorry to say it, but it is more like you don't want to see what is already there.
A quote from link :
"We provide access to search services from a range of sources including Google, Yahoo, Amazon, eBay and others you can see in Firefox. We expect to see some funds come to the Foundation as a result of our integrated search."
This has already been done with ebay, ie. ebay pays and search requests that are done through the Firefox toolbar for ebay are sent to a special server so ebay can log them. Of course they claim they won't do any harm with those information and they won't use it and so on. If you believe that...