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View Poll Results: Privacy Solution of the Year
Adblock Plus 23 12.85%
Adblock Edge 1 0.56%
Adguard AdBlocker 1 0.56%
CipherShed 0 0%
Disconnect 0 0%
DoNotTrackMe 1 0.56%
Ghostery 0 0%
GNUnet 0 0%
GnuPG 11 6.15%
HTTPS Everywhere 5 2.79%
LastPass 6 3.35%
NoScript 24 13.41%
PasswordMaker 0 0%
Privacy Badger 11 6.15%
Privoxy 3 1.68%
Tails 7 3.91%
Tor Browser Bundle 21 11.73%
TrueCrypt 3 1.68%
uBlock 5 2.79%
uBlock Origin 35 19.55%
VeraCrypt 5 2.79%
Whonix 1 0.56%
KeePassX 15 8.38%
Gryptonite 1 0.56%
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:12 PM   #1
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Privacy Solution of the Year


A new category two years ago and the results have been very close both years. What is your favorite privacy solution?

--jeremy
 
Old 12-28-2016, 01:27 PM   #2
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Again there are several choices here, I could have picked. I went with Tor though, since I know it best and have used it a lot.
 
Old 12-28-2016, 04:21 PM   #3
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Voted NoScript, but I use several on this list. Sorry to see KeePass or KeePassX wasn't included.
 
Old 12-28-2016, 08:11 PM   #4
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KeePassX has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-28-2016, 09:00 PM   #5
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Can you add: ScriptBlock? https://github.com/compvid30/scriptblock

NoScript would be my next in-line but am using Google Chrome (Unstable) (ie to date: Version 57.0.2950.4 (Official Build) dev (64-bit)) more than anything these days... thanks.
 
Old 12-28-2016, 11:18 PM   #6
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KeePassX has been added.
Thanks!
 
Old 12-29-2016, 01:15 AM   #7
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I would have liked to have also chosen uBlock Origin, but in the end went with VeraCrypt. Without much fuss, it has successfully and smoothly taken over the mantle from (and improved on) TrueCrypt.
 
Old 12-29-2016, 02:39 AM   #8
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Ill go with noscript

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Old 12-29-2016, 07:26 AM   #9
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VeraCrypt
NO way veracrypt ! too much mb's >>> Linux: veracrypt-1.19-setup.tar.bz2 (16.3 MB) (PGP Signature)
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikip...ownloads#Title
 
Old 12-29-2016, 09:09 AM   #10
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NO way veracrypt ! too much mb's >>> Linux: veracrypt-1.19-setup.tar.bz2 (16.3 MB) (PGP Signature)
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikip...ownloads#Title
:-) That appears to include console setups for x86 and x64 in addition to GUI setups for both. If you wish, for example, purely to install the x64 console setup, we're talking 3.5 MiB. I personally don't consider that excessive for the functionality it has.
 
Old 12-29-2016, 10:45 AM   #11
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buntus
Wow ... 'root' using buntus ...
 
Old 12-29-2016, 10:53 AM   #12
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Concerning Ublock / Ublock Origin:

Is it ok with everyone that we are supporting the money grabbing asshole behind Ublock.org that hasn't updated their code in 2 years?

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock

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BEWARE! uBlock Origin is COMPLETELY UNRELATED to the web site ublock.org**

The donations sought by the individual behind ublock.org ("to keeps uBlock development possible", a misrepresentation) are not benefiting any of those who contributed most to create uBlock Origin (developers, translators, and all those who put efforts in opening detailed issues). For the differences between uBlock Origin and uBlock, see the unbiased Wikipedia article.
I suggest removing "Ublock" permanently and only having "Ublock origin" listed.

Also, a reminder to anyone using Ublock - it hasn't been supported in two years. Stop using it and use Ublock Origin @ https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock

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Old 01-03-2017, 09:17 PM   #13
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Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, Ghostery, and KeePass
 
Old 01-04-2017, 11:52 AM   #14
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While it's possible that we'll remove uBlock in the future as it's not maintained, please remember that personal attacks and that kind of language aren't appropriate here at LQ.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-04-2017, 02:35 PM   #15
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While I use both uBlock Origin and HTTPS Everywhere, my vote goes to the former. I would really hate browsing the web without it!
 
  


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