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View Poll Results: Browser Privacy Solution of the Year
Adblock Plus 40 20.83%
Adblock Edge 0 0%
Adguard AdBlocker 0 0%
Disconnect 2 1.04%
DoNotTrackMe 4 2.08%
Ghostery 13 6.77%
HTTPS Everywhere 18 9.38%
LastPass 8 4.17%
NoScript 35 18.23%
PasswordMaker 0 0%
Privacy Badger 16 8.33%
uBlock Origin 54 28.13%
uMatrix 2 1.04%
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:22 PM   #1
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Browser Privacy Solution of the Year


The Privacy Solution of the Year category was split into browser and non-browser options this year.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-03-2018, 03:27 PM   #2
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are there any browser privacy apps that do not monetize and package out my privacy, checking terms of use etc always involves third parties etc 'to better serve me', i would add 'to better serve me up to capitalists'
 
Old 01-03-2018, 06:05 PM   #3
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Ublock Origin, although that was a tough choice since I also use NoScript.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 08:41 AM   #4
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uMatrix: The better NoScript, even (potentially) replacing an ad blocker since it explicitly allows blocking third-party images selectively or globally.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 09:32 AM   #5
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noscript, I just hope it stays around, because the others are not as good IMHO.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 09:39 AM   #6
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Ublock Origin, although that was a tough choice since I also use NoScript.
Also using both, I went the other way and chose NoScript just because, after some initial teething problems, I actually prefer NoScript's new interface using the WebExtensions API.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 05:14 PM   #7
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Ublock Origin
 
Old 01-04-2018, 05:23 PM   #8
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I would vote for Adblock Latitude which is an add-on for PaleMoon if that were a choice in the voting. Blocks almost all ads except for those on whitelisted pages.
 
Old 01-14-2018, 09:32 PM   #9
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NoScript
 
Old 01-23-2018, 06:41 AM   #10
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I wanted to click uBlock origin, uMatrix and NoScript. Oh yes, and Ghostery and HTTPS-Everywhere. Who uses only one addon? I vote for multiple choice here (and uMatrix for now).

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Old 01-23-2018, 02:59 PM   #11
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for me, running seamonkey, it's a combination of noscript and RequestPolicyContinued addons.
not to mention passive url blocking via /etc/hosts.

edit:
recently also automatic cookie & cruft cleanup addon called cookie exterminator.

Last edited by ondoho; 01-27-2018 at 03:00 AM.
 
Old 01-23-2018, 05:34 PM   #12
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Voted HTTPS Everywhere, because I’m using it in Firefox on all installed distros.

But I think it’s a good idea to have more than just HTTPSE, so to try out other solutions, each Firefox also has one of Disconnect, Ghostery, NoScript, Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, or uMatrix (all my installed distros have more than one user.)
 
Old 01-23-2018, 11:58 PM   #13
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I need to select more than one. How aboutr noscript, random user agent, no referer, block webrtc, no redirect, block canvas finger print, etc....
 
Old 02-01-2018, 02:46 PM   #14
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Voted for uBlck as it seems to have somewhat cleaned my web browsing experience and, sadly, NoScript seems to have become a cunfusing mess of options no longer goiving the ability to whitelist, or blacklist, by domain alone but requiring some other kind of per-page annoyance.
 
Old 02-02-2018, 02:43 AM   #15
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@273 uBlock origin(!) and uMatrix allow (and do) black-/whitelisting. Try clicking on the symbols in their respective menus (I think the little "star" or the three lines) to call up the internal workings...
 
  


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