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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.