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Mozilla Tests Improved Privacy Mode For Firefox

Aug 16

An anonymous reader writes: Firefox’s privacy mode stops your computer from keeping track of where you’ve browsed, but it doesn’t do anything about external tracking. A new feature just rolled out to the Developer Edition and the Aurora channel now actively tries to block online services from tracking you. “Our hypothesis is that when you open a Private Browsing window in Firefox you’re sending a signal that you want more control over your privacy than current private browsing experiences actually provide.” The feature uses a blocklist maintained by Disconnect.me to stop you from navigating to sites known to log your personal data.


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