Best Referrer Blocker?

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by Baldrick, May 6, 2006.

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  1. Baldrick

    Baldrick Registered Member

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    Hi there

    Can anyone recommend a good utility that blocks Referrer information? Can be either as a specific function (preferred) or as part of a larger web provacy application. Freeware or shareware.

    Thanks in advance.



    Baldrick

    PS. Have tried WebWasher but that seems to cause problems with some forum sites.
     
  2. dog

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    If you're using Firefox use this extension - RefControl

    Opera has this feature builtin -> check the network options. ;) (Screen Shot - see referred option)

    Other wise if you're looking for a solution for all browsers Proxomitron. :)
     

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  3. WSFuser

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    if u use firefox, u can try the RefControl extension

    edit: u beat me to it, dog
     
  4. dog

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    :p :) Two for the price of one - It's a good extension. ;)
     
  5. Baldrick

    Baldrick Registered Member

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    Thank yo all for your suggestions.

    As I am using Maxthon predominantly it loos like it will have to be The Proxomitron.

    Regards



    Baldrick;)
     
  6. Robyn

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    Hi Dog

    I note from your Opera screenhsot: ID = MSIE6
    I had Opera set to this but recently changed to ID=Opera (thinking this would be better)

    If browser is identified as IE is this only cosmetic and doesn't lessen any security within the browser. I presume to stop sites rejecting as they think you don't have IE? Thanks for advice on this.
     
  7. WSFuser

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    ur correct.

    i tried it once with firefox and the difference is amazing when rendering some sites.
     
  8. Robyn

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    Thanks WSFuser will have to try this as I have been rejected on sites plus I know some are not displayed correctly.
    I had identify as IE at first and then changed but it may help to revert at times.
     
  9. WSFuser

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    i have to correct my statement a bit. changing ur user agent wont help if the site needs IE because of activex. but thats obvious. :)
     
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