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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If the new Location-Aware Browsing (a.k.a. Geolocation) feature in Firefox 3.5 makes you worried about your privacy, you can turn the feature off with a simple about:config tweak. This "feature" allows the website you are viewing to activate the geolocation function in Firefox and discover your location.
For those who are curious about this new feature, here is a quick look at what happens when you encounter a website that triggers the function in Firefox.