network.dns.disablePrefetch;true to network.dns.disablePrefetch;false 11. I changed the Firefox speculation from network.http.speculative-parallel-limit;6 to network.http.speculative-parallel-limit;0 12. There is apparently no way to turn off the Firefox prefetch of Addon information if the Addons page is invoked; so I left that alone as there

@@ -7,6 +7,8 @@ Note: ChangeLogs for the source code and unit tests, both not relevant for * improvements * When the "allow same domain" setting is set to `false`, allow http:80 to https:443 if the host is the same. * DNS Prefetching: Besides `network.dns.disablePrefetch`, also take into account the `network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS` setting (# 795) * bugfixes [Tip] Disable Page Prediction Feature in Your Web Browser Disable Page Prediction Feature in Internet Explorer: 1. Open Internet Explorerand click on Toolsbutton (gear icon) present on the toolbar. Alternatively you can … 705610 - setting network.dns.disablePrefetch to true STR 1. in about:config, set network.dns.disablePrefetch to true (false = default) 2. visit some webpages A.R. those visits are not recorded in browsing history (history manager is blank, URL autocomplete doesn't know about those recent visits) The back button still works though.

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So if you are using firefox, go to about:config and set network.dns.disablePrefetch to true and network.prefetch-next (even more insane feature, downloads whole pages beforehand) to false I guess there is maybe some similar setting (or extension) for Chrome/Chromium too user_pref("network.dns.disablePrefetch", true); You may also consider the following, even though not required for the DNS prefetch, they are good from a privacy and preventatitve perspective: user_pref("network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS", true); (disable from https is supposed to be the default setting anyway, but lets just make sure)