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Track Whose Tracking You With Mozilla's Lightbeam Firefox Add-On
2013-10-26 04:28:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mozilla has its hand in the cookie jar, and wants to share the contents. The developer of the open source Firefox browser released Lightbeam for Firefox, an add-on that lets you track tracking cookies. The new browser add-on will show users what companies are behind each cookie stored in their browsers, and what information those companies are gathering. Lightbeam was introduced on the Mozilla Blog by Alex Fowler who leads privacy and...

2013-09-10 23:03:32

idcoak shows how to delete Flash cookies for all browsers in its newly updated privacy protection article, before giving valuable advice on IP anonymity. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 idcloak has updated its privacy protection article to include new advice on how to delete Flash cookies. Although the article uses Internet Explorer’s private browsing to make its point, the advice on Flash cookies and other concerns is relevant to any browser or operating system. “Flash...

Third-Party Blocking Moves Forward For Mozilla's Firefox Browser
2013-06-21 13:12:47

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online After a period of review, Firefox decided to go ahead with plans to block third-party cookies for its new version of the web browser. The non-profit organization, Mozilla, will work with Aleecia McDonald of the Center for Internet and Society and the Cookie Clearinghouse (CCH) to manage blocked and allowed cookies. Mozilla plans to block third-party cookies to eliminate false positives and false negatives. Mozilla co-founder and chief...

New Firefox Choosier About Cookies
2013-02-25 11:21:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Much of the content on the web would not be available without the help of advertising. Just like they helped make the television and movie industries, advertising agencies play a significant role in funding these web-based ventures. This has become particularly troublesome in the area of online advertising as browsers have begun giving users the opportunity to block these ads, either automatically or manually. Now, Mozilla has...

2011-01-19 12:19:00

LONDON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valued Opinions has revealed that its latest market research reveals anxiety over the privacy of personal data, particularly in the digital realm. Valued Opinion's online poll* results showed an overwhelming lack of confidence, with 74% of respondents expressing disquiet about companies collecting private data and 72% revealing that they only share such data with companies they feel they can trust. The internet has opened up a Pandora's box of...

2010-12-16 08:44:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PrivacyChoice.org, a leading independent provider of consumer privacy tools, has announced support for the new tracking controls in Internet Explorer 9. The combination of IE9's functionality and PrivacyChoice's extensive database will provide the easiest and most effective tracking controls available for consumers. PrivacyChoice will offer its set of customized Tracking Protection Lists immediately upon availability of the new IE9...

2010-11-10 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Anonymizer, Inc., www.anonymizer.com, the leader in consumer online anonymity solutions, announced today that it has developed Anonymizer Nevercookie, a free Firefox plugin that protects against the Evercookie API. The plugin extends Firefox's private browsing mode by preventing Evercookies from identifying and tracking users. Anonymizer Nevercookie will be available as a free download later this month. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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