3P Request Blocker Alternatives

    3P Request Blocker is described as 'Prevent your browser from connecting to 3rd party domain without user consent. Increase your privacy, security, and speed by blocking unnecessary requests' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 3P Request Blocker for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Firefox, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is uMatrix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 3P Request Blocker are NoScript (Free, Open Source), Ghostery (Freemium), GNU LibreJS (Free, Open Source) and Tinfoil for Facebook (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021

    1. Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc. uMatrix: A point-and-click matrix-based firewall, with many privacy-enhancing tools.

      Discontinued

      The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped. https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uMatrix-issues/issues/291

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    2. The NoScript Firefox extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and other mozilla-based browsers: this free, open source add-on allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank).
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      Ghostery sees the invisible web - tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons. Ghostery tracks the trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity.
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    3. GNU LibreJS is a free add-on for GNU IceCat and other Mozilla-based browsers. It blocks nonfree nontrivial JavaScript while allowing JavaScript that is free and/or trivial.
    4. Tinfoil for Facebook is for those users that require a Tinfoil Hat when logging in to Facebook. It creates a sandbox for Facebook's mobile site in order to protect your privacy and to avoid the ability others to track your browsing history.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated and the app is no longer available on the Google Play Store. Last version, 1.7.6, released in February 2017, can be still downloaded from GitHub and F-Droid.

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    5. RequestPolicy is an extension for Mozilla browsers that improves the privacy and security of your browsing by giving you control over when cross-site requests are allowed by webpages you visit.
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      • Vivaldi Browser
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      A simple extension that brings some of NoScript 's functionality to Chrome while emphasizing simplicity and intuitiveness (no affiliation to NoScript or NotScripts). Formerly known as ScriptNo
    6. Our new Ads Transparency Spotlight (Alpha) extension for Chrome is part of our ongoing initiative to give people more visibility into the data used to personalize ads and more control over that data.
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      Surf the web on your terms Custom cleaning/blocking of the HTTP requests combining blocking features from RequestPolicy and referer changes from RefControl and lots more.
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      Social networking sites like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter can track your visits to any web page that uses the familiar "Like", "Follow", or "+1" buttons, even if you do not actually click these buttons.
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