President Sirleaf Visits George W. Bush Presidential Library-Museum

first_imgPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has paid a historic visit to the George Walker Bush, Jr. Presidential Library and Museum at Southern Methodist University in Texas, United States of America, and later met the former U.S. President.According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf visited the Presidential Library and Museum recently while in the U.S. for the United Nations General Assembly in New York.The permanent exhibit at the Library and Museum looks at the life and career of President George W. Bush. The exhibit brings the story of President and Mrs. Bush’s leadership to life for visitors by highlighting the principles they followed when making key decisions and by promoting an understanding of the presidency, American history, and public policy.At the Library, the President was taken on a guided tour by the Curator of facility, Ms. Amy Polley.Artifacts, documents, audiovisual, and interactive components capture the key decisions and events of the Presidency of George W. Bush. Visitors experience many facets of President Bush’s time in the White House, including the campaign and the 2000 election, key legislative moments from the presidency, and compassionate policy initiatives enacted during his Administration.During her Tete-a-tete with President Bush, President Sirleaf among other things recounted his role in the search for lasting peace in Liberia, the formation of a Transitional Government and the holding of free, fair and democratic elections in 2005 as well as his commitment to consolidate the fragile peace that is now being nurtured.President Sirleaf was accompanied to the Library and Museum by Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Jeremiah Sulonteh, and a host of government officials.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Chelsea target Juventus pair in €100 million-plus raid

first_imgChelsea are launching a €100 million-plus raid on Juventus.La Stampa says Chelsea are offering €114m for Juventus pair Leonardo Bonucci and Alex Sandro.Director general Beppe Marotta confirmed this week that Juventus had received “a substantial offer” for Alex Sandro, but he had to request a transfer before they’d even consider it.As for Bonucci, there are increasing reports in the Italian media that the centre-back is ready to move on and try new challenges.Chelsea are said to being willing to offer €70 million alone for Sandro.last_img

Firefox 57 lists thirdparty accessibility tools that may spy on users

first_imgFirefox 57 lists third-party accessibility tools that may spy on users by Martin Brinkmann on August 29, 2017 in Firefox – 3 commentsMozilla plans to list all third-party accessibility tools that integrate with the Firefox web browser on about:support in Firefox 57.The developers of the Firefox web browser plan to add a new preference to the browser’s privacy settings on top of that that Firefox users may enable to prevent accessibility services from accessing the web browser.Bug 1384567 and Bug1384672 on Bugzilla@Mozilla highlight the reason behind the decision to list third-party accessibility tools and add the option to Firefox’s privacy preferences:We’re detecting a long list of obscure and some not so obscure 3rd party Windows applications that use accessibility to snoop on user activity. We want to cut down on this by better communicating when a11y is active. This bug is about adding a new section under preferences -> privacy that displays a11y active state and provides a switch to force accessibility off.Firefox 57: third-party accessibility tools handlingThe new feature is already implemented in the most recent version of Firefox Nightly. Firefox Nightly is the cutting edge development version of the web browser.The screenshot above shows the new option in the Firefox privacy preferences:Load about:preferences#privacy in the browser’s address bar to display the privacy preferences of the web browser.Scroll down until you find “Prevent accessibility services from accessing you browser”.Check the box to block access.Restart FirefoxIf you run Firefox 57, you may check which third-party accessibility tools are accessing the browser, and base the decision on whether to block access or not on that.Load about:support in the Firefox address bar.Scroll down until you come to the Accessibility section. You may want to use the on-page find by tapping on F3 and searching for accessibility to jump to the section quickly.All third-party accessibility tools are listed under “accessibility instantiator”.This shows all executable file names that are watching the Firefox browsing activity locally.Mozilla plans to link to a wiki page that provides additional information on third-party accessibility tools and user privacy. The page is not up yet however.SummaryArticle NameFirefox 57 lists third-party accessibility tools that may spy on usersDescriptionMozilla plans to list all third-party accessibility tools that integrate with the Firefox web browser on about:support in Firefox 57.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more