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If you are really worried about privacy there are a few things you can do including:
Use the Adblock Plus extension for Firefox and use the Easy Privacy list as well as the Antisocial list.
This list blocks the ever increasing social networking content on third-party sites.
Use a hosts file to block the multitude of clicktrackers
If you want to do the same thing without having the hosts file slowdown, dnsmasq offers similar functionality and it...
I've heard through the grapevine that IE8 is the last version of the IE browser. Is microsoft throwing in the towel?
They've got to be coming up with a replacement. Some are claiming that Microsoft will go with WebKit, which, thanks to the popularity of Apple's Safari browser and also Google's Chrome, is rapidly becoming a standard for all non-IE and non-Firefox implementations.
Others say that that the whole WebKit story is merely a feint and that Microsoft will...
Google would have us believe that Wave was the solution to all of our social networking needs. However as the beta invites started going out, people began to realize that it was nothing of the sort. It's just not ready to replace facebook, twitter and the others. It’s not even ready to replace basic e-mail. If you ask me, it's just a solution waiting for a problem. Is Google ahead of the times or just falling out of touch?