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Browser Privacy Solution of the Year

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The nominees are:

Adblock Plus
Adblock Edge
Adguard AdBlocker
Bitwarden
Disconnect
DoNotTrackMe
Ghostery
HTTPS Everywhere
LastPass
NoScript
PasswordMaker
Privacy Badger
uBlock Origin
uMatrix

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Old 01-05-2019, 01:58 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 last year.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-06-2019, 10:21 AM   #2
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Old 01-07-2019, 02:13 AM   #3
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If I had to choose only one: uMatrix.
 
Old 01-07-2019, 02:59 AM   #4
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i've been using a combo of noscript & request policy for years now (together with systemwide site blocking via /etc/hosts).
if someone could tell me how to replace those two addons with one, please do tell.
one blocks javascript, the other blocks all requests (not only javascript) to other sites completely.
 
Old 01-10-2019, 05:51 PM   #5
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NoScript
 
Old 01-10-2019, 06:06 PM   #6
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uBlock Origin, all my machines run it.
 
Old 01-10-2019, 10:56 PM   #7
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Voted HTTPS Everywhere, but I also like Privacy Badger and sometimes uBlock Origin.
 
Old 01-11-2019, 01:41 AM   #8
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Ublock Origin first, HTTPS Everywhere second, and pretty much anything that makes my browser fingerprint less unique third (such as CanvasBlocker).
 
Old 01-11-2019, 05:17 AM   #9
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uBlock Origin is the first Add-on that gets installed.
 
Old 01-11-2019, 05:34 AM   #10
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NoScript - it takes some tweaking but it's worth it.
 
Old 01-11-2019, 06:42 PM   #11
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Not sure how NoScript made it on the same list as uBlock or Privacy Badger.

I could understand that NoScript blocks those particular scripts that probably track you (i.e. Google) but I can't say its main purpose was ever privacy.

This is from me using it for a long while now.

On the other hand, I can definitively say that Privacy Badger is a full-on privacy-focused extensions for Firefox.
 
Old 01-12-2019, 09:58 AM   #12
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uBlock Origin
 
Old 01-15-2019, 03:11 PM   #13
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My vote goes to uBlock Origin. uBlock & Ghostery extensions get installed on all web browsers, on every system in the house.
 
Old Yesterday, 12:03 PM   #14
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