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  1. clubhouse1

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    Trace blocks multiple tracking techniques in Firefox and Chrome

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    Trace is a privacy add-on for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers designed to block several tracking techniques used to track Internet user activity.


    The extension is available for Chrome and Firefox officially but it may run on Chromium or Firefox based web browsers such as Vivaldi or Opera."

    The text above is quoted from ghacks

    https://www.ghacks.net/2018/05/12/trace-blocks-multiple-tracking-techniques-in-firefox-and-chrome/
     
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    A look at Firefox's Forget Me Not cookies extension
    May 29, 2018
    https://www.ghacks.net/2018/05/29/a-look-at-firefoxs-forget-me-not-cookies-extension/
    Forget Me Not - Forget cookies & other data (Firefox - 'Featured Extension'): https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/forget_me_not/
     
  3. summerheat

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    A nice alternative to Forget Me Not is the add-on CookieBro. It's rather feature-rich:
     
  4. summerheat

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    Good news for the fans of the very useful add-on SSleuth: While it's still not compatible with FF57+, a webextension beta will probably be available in July as the necessary API has been added to FF62 Nightly.
     
  5. Victek

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    I remember SSleuth. I look forward to being able to use it again :thumb:
     
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  7. Brummelchen

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    spoofing has no advantage, neither nor, on any page. dont complain if you get wrong content based on browser switches. ;)
     
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    Pinterest Browser Extension Injects Unwanted Code into 5K Websites
    A Pinterest browser button leaks malformed code into any browser-based text editor.
    July 25, 2018

    https://threatpost.com/pinterest-browser-extension-injects-unwanted-code-into-5k-websites/134401/
     
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    HTTPS Everywhere 2018.8.22 released August 22, 2018.
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/https-everywhere/versions/?page=1#version-2018.8.22
     
  13. lolnothankyou

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    Redirect Control doesn't support Firefox 57+. Any alternatives?

    Be careful with https. Doesn't a 3rd party (certificate authority, could as well be Google) gets information about all https you visit?

    Unless you change the default settings to:
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    user_pref("security.OCSP.enabled", 0);
     
  14. Adric

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    What about security.OCSP.require ?
    is the above pref ignored if 'security.OCSP.enabled' is set to 0. ?

    Is setting the pref you mentioned a trade-off between privacy and security?
     
  15. lolnothankyou

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    Yes, it's a trade-off between privacy and security. IMHO the security aspect is just an excuse for collecting your browsing history. Google is enforcing the move to HTTPS. Do I need to say more?

    security.OCSP.require
    is false by default in Firefox 52 ESR.

    A few more settings for the HTTPS lovers:
    Code:
    /* 1203: disable SSL session tracking (FF36+)
     * SSL Session IDs speed up HTTPS connections (no need to renegotiate) and last for 48hrs.
     * Since the ID is unique, web servers can (and do) use it for tracking. If set to true,
     * this disables sending SSL Session IDs and TLS Session Tickets to prevent session tracking
     * [1] https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5077
     * [2] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/967977 ***/
    user_pref("security.ssl.disable_session_identifiers", true); // (hidden pref)
    /* 1204: disable SSL Error Reporting
     * [1] https://firefox-source-docs.mozilla.org/browser/base/sslerrorreport/preferences.html ***/
    user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.automatic", false);
    user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.enabled", false);
    user_pref("security.ssl.errorReporting.url", "");
     
  16. JRViejo

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    FYI. Adblock Plus Version 3.3 Released August 28, 2018.
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-plus/versions/?page=1#version-3.3
     
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    Will does block websites from launching new tabs to other websites?
     
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  21. Brummelchen

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    and where is the problem?
    v62 and v63 contain new features. any esr user and in special 52esr are not the target group.
    https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2018/07/05/extensions-in-firefox-62/
    api improvement
    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1322748

    to note: firefox feature only, chrome uses OS dialogs because it uses OS certs.
    similar: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/certviewer/dcfpfgpnkmklbdnicbooifodgdekdgie/related

    added: for NOT v62 and older
    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/certificate-viewer-for-humans/
    (same author as for chrome)
     
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  22. paulderdash

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    No problem, I see v62 stable release date is 5 September.
     
  23. summerheat

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    Well, I think SSLeuth - mentioned above - is more powerful. Unfortunately, a beta which is compatible with FF62 is not yet out.
     
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    Privacy Enhanced Mode for all embedded YouTube Videos
    September 05, 2018
    https://www.ghacks.net/2018/09/05/privacy-enhanced-mode-for-all-embedded-youtube-videos/
    Privacy Enhanced Mode for Embedded YouTube: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-nocookie/
     
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    HTTPS Everywhere 2018.9.19 (September 19, 2018)
     
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