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TayBN
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Browsers

Post by TayBN » Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:53 pm

Hello, I just wanted ask what browsers do you use, in terms of Privacy. Is Firefox with Ublock Origin and the builtin blockers enough compared to something like Brave?

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fossegrim
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Re: Browsers

Post by fossegrim » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:36 pm

I have given into the botnet a long while ago.

I use chrome
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DistroTube
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Re: Browsers

Post by DistroTube » Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:22 pm

Tor is probably what you want to use if privacy is a must. Brave has the option to open a private tab (like most browsers) but Brave's private tabs use Tor, so that is a definite plus.

slacker_101
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Re: Browsers

Post by slacker_101 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 5:07 pm

I use w3m with a VPN for privacy. When I need a graphical browser, then I use Firefox with the following extensions:

ublock origin
uMatrix
decentraleyes
skip redirect
neat url
https everywhere

And when I want to do something I don't want my VPN provider to see, I use a stock Tor browser.

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