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April 16, 2013
by Neil Turner

DoNotTrackMe vs Disconnect – comparing privacy extensions

As you make your way across the internet, there are many sites which will discretely track the pages that you visit, whether it’s through displaying advertising or integration with social networks. If you don’t want third-parties to be able to … Continue reading

March 13, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Firefox and h.264 video

There’s an interesting discussion that has appeared on the Mozilla Platform Developers Newsgroup. Firstly – people still use newsgroups! Who knew? Secondly, and on a more serious note, the discussion shows that a future version of Firefox will probably support … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
by Neil Turner
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Do Not Track Plus

So if yesterday’s post made you a bit edgy about having your browsing habits tracked by faceless third party corporations and you want to do something about it, you can do far worse than install the free Do Not Track … Continue reading

November 11, 2011
by Neil Turner
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Uninstalling Firefox Extensions

This is an example of a blog post that I probably shouldn’t have to write. As the title suggests, it’s to do with uninstalling Firefox extensions, which should be as simple as opening the Addons Manager and selecting ‘Remove’, and … Continue reading