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Firefox add-on to block web tracking script

Here is a useful add-on to enhance Firefox browser security feature. When you visit a website this add-on will alerts and blocks any web bugs that the site implemented for their use. Web bugs are hidden scripts that track your behavior and are used by the sites you visit to understand their own audience.

The Firefox add-on Ghostery watches any web sites that you are watching and could block any hidden scripts (if enabled) they are using for tracking you.

Ghostery alerts about the web bugs, ad networks and widgets (e.g.: Sitemeter, Facebook Beacon, Amazon Associates, etc…..) on every page on the web.

You can also block (on /off) any hidden script from the Ghostery option menu (In Firefox, Tools – Ghostery – Manage Ghostery option). So you can surf the site faster.

This add-on supports Firefox 3 – 3.5 and works with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Install Ghostery from Mozilla add-on site.


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