Tag Archives | privacy

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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Disconnect

Disconnect, named one of the 100 best innovations of the year by Popular Science and one of the 20 best Firefox add-ons by Lifehacker, lets you visualize and block the otherwise invisible websites that track your search and browsing history.

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Advanced Cookie Manager

Advanced Cookie ManagerThis extension is a must have tool for web developers and testers to monitor website cookies. This tool gives a easy and enhanced view of all the cookies in your browser.  You can also view, add, modify and delete cookies for any website that has saved a cookie to your browser too.

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Twitter Disconnect

Disconnect TwitterTwitter is notified whenever you visit one of the more than 20 percent of sites on the web that include Twitter widgets.  Turn off the flow of your data to them!  Twitter Disconnect blocks all traffic from third-party sites to Twitter servers but still lets you access Twitter itself.

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Self-Destructing Cookies

Self-Destructing Cookies ReviewSelf-Destructing Cookies is not just a cookie manager, it’s a new cookie policy. Do you think that cookies should need a reason to persist in your cookie jar, i.e. you currently interacting with the site that set them? Would you prefer your cookie jar to be empty in its steady state, except for a few sites that you care about? Are you worried about unconventional tracking methods? Then give this add-on a try.

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RequestPolicy

RequestPolicy ReviewWant a little more control over your browsing? RequestPolicy is an extension that improves the privacy and security of your browsing by giving you control over when cross-site requests are allowed by webpages you visit.

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