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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Stop giving away your personal information online by creating disposable email addresses, phone numbers, and credit cards with MaskMe. Websites don’t need your personal info, and now you don’t have to give it to them. MaskMe is free!
DuckDuckGo is a search engine that does not track you. Adds DuckDuckGo as the default address bar, search bar and right-click search engine. Adds a handy toolbar button for easy access to !bang tags. Adds DuckDuckGo instant answers to Google/Bing.
This 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.
Twitter 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.
Want 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.
Rather than resetting your entire browser to be in Private Browsing Mode, why not just set it to one tab? The Private Tab extension for Firefox adds private tabs to Firefox. This way, you can use the private browsing mode of Firefox in a single tab – while the rest of the browser stays un-private.
Hey you, yes you over there. You are being tracked! From web analytics to ad serving, you get tracked when you visit just about any website out there. If you are paranoid concerned about such things, then you should pick up the Firefox add-on called, DoNotTrackMe.
I have always kind of wondered, how much of my information am I sending to Mozilla when I sent in a crash report? Firefox goes down, just like any other browser, but do you know what information you pass along to Mozilla to help them fix the problem?