Tag Archives | privacy

BetterPrivacy

Want an extension that will help protect you and also help you test some web development issues when it comes to cookies and things like that?  BetterPrivacy will let you remove or manage a new and uncommon kind of cookies, better known as LSO’s.The BetterPrivacy safeguard offers various ways to handle Flash-cookies set by Google, YouTube, eBay and others.

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ZenMate

Unblock the web and change your IP with 5 locations across the globe. ZenMate secures your browsing with encryption – protecting you from hackers, snoopers and data thieves who prey on unsecure connections.

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Blur – Better Than a Password Manager?

Remember that add-on named, Do Not Track Me? It seems it has evolved into an entire service that sounds pretty nice. The new service’s name is Blur.  Blur is set up to be a “better” password manager.  It wants to make it easy for you to keep track of and secure all your personal information online.

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Google Privacy

Google search and other search engines and websites seem to ignore Mozilla’s ‘Do-Not-Track’-header and add tracking functions to their search results and external links anyway. This add-on shows tracking-free links or optionally replaces the results with those links.

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Searchonymous

Searchonymous helps to prevent your Google searches from tracking by Google or the NSA. When installed no tracking cookies are sent to Google while searching. This is done by blocking certain Google cookies (such as the PREF-ID) or generating randomized ones (which are worthless for tracking).

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selectivecookiedelete

Cookies can be removed on-demand and automatically based on pre-defined simple rules. Used to clean up cookies from certain sites or clean up all cookies except from certain sites. This can be done both on demand by a simple click or automatically.

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SearchReset

This add-on is very simple: on installation, it backs up and then resets your search preferences and home page to their default values, and then uninstalls itself. This affects the search bar, URL bar searches, and the home page.

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