NoScript doesn't block WebBugs anymore !

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by CloneRanger, Aug 14, 2013.

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  1. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    And hasn't since V.2.2.4rc1 :thumbd:

    I just checked due to another member asking about Google tracking. I was convinced NS did block them, until now ! Thankfully Ghostery does though :thumb:

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  2. Techwiz

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    Some older threads say adblock plus had filters for blocking some web-bugs, but I'm not sure if these were integrated when they started merging subscriptions a while back. Also, its unclear how much protecting these filters actually provided. I removed ghostery from my setup due to redundancy, but I might reconsider re-adding it. I seem to remember hearing about this, but I don't think it rang any bells at the time or if it did I just never got around to doing anything.
     
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  3. mirimir

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    But hey, at least there are no WebBugs here! Thanks, Wilders :)
     
  4. Snoop3

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    damn, i thought the plain ol' hosts file was blocking most or all of them. I notice AdMuncher finds a lot of them but wonder how many its missing.
     
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    Discussed in detail here.
     
  6. Taliscicero

    Taliscicero Registered Member

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    I use NoScript and have (45,217) Blocked with DoNotTrackMe, since July (16). Use NS and DoNotTrackMe or Ghostery and your fine. I pick DoNotTrackMe because Ghostery sometimes has issues and DoNotTrackMe for me is more reliable.
     
  7. JackmanG

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    How about Disconnect? Lifehacker ultimately picked it over the others, but I still haven't firmly decided between that and DNTM...has anyone chosen between the two, and have good reason to back it up?
     
  8. Snoop3

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    per that thread, they say RequestPolicy is useful in blocking web bugs.
     
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