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Big Tech Detective Alternatives

Big Tech Detective is described as 'As you browse the internet, Big Tech Detective will alert you if the website you are on is exchanging data with Big Tech by identifying and measuring connections to internet protocol (IP) addresses owned by Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Big Tech Detective for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Firefox, Mac, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Big Tech Detective are Adblock Plus, Privacy Badger, uMatrix and SponsorBlock.

Big Tech Detective alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be Privacy Tools or Firewalls. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Big Tech Detective.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox

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  1. uBlock Origin icon

    uBlock Origin

    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Node.JS
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    99 alternatives to uBlock Origin 

    An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

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    1.  LightweightuBlock Origin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Privacy focuseduBlock Origin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Block TrackersuBlock Origin has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    4.  No TrackinguBlock Origin will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  Dark ModeuBlock Origin supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Adblock Plus icon

    Adblock Plus

    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    105 alternatives to Adblock Plus 

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware.

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    1.  No TrackingAdblock Plus will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Ad-freeAdblock Plus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Block TrackersAdblock Plus has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    Adding a filter
    List of blockable items


  3. Privacy Badger icon

    Privacy Badger

    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    56 alternatives to Privacy Badger 

    Privacy Badger is a browser-add on tool that analyzes sites to detect and disallow content that tracks you in an objectionable, non-consensual manner. When you visit websites, your copy of Privacy Badger keeps note of the "third party" domains that embed images...

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    1.  Block TrackersPrivacy Badger has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  Dark ModePrivacy Badger supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Privacy Badger without registration.
    Overview of Privacy Badger extension
  4. uMatrix icon

    uMatrix

    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    73 alternatives to uMatrix 

    Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc.

    Discontinued

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

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  5. SponsorBlock icon

    SponsorBlock

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    66 alternatives to SponsorBlock 

    SponsorBlock is an open-source crowdsourced browser extension and open API for skipping sponsor segments in YouTube videos. Users submit when a sponsor happens from the extension, and the extension automatically skips sponsors it knows about using a privacy preserving query...

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  6. Ghostery icon

    Ghostery

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    68 alternatives to Ghostery 

    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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    1.  Block TrackersGhostery has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  No TrackingGhostery will not track you or use your personal data.
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  7. Disconnect icon

    Disconnect

    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    67 alternatives to Disconnect 

    Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer- and privacy-rights attorney. We develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in San Francisco, California.

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    1.  Block TrackersDisconnect has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  No TrackingDisconnect will not track you or use your personal data.
    3.  Privacy focusedDisconnect is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  8. Privacy Possum icon

    Privacy Possum

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    13 alternatives to Privacy Possum 

    Privacy Possum makes tracking you less profitable. Companies gobble up data about you to create an asymmetry of information that they leverage for profit in ever expanding ways. Their profit comes from your informational disadvantage.

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    1.  Privacy focusedPrivacy Possum is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Block TrackersPrivacy Possum has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    3.  No TrackingPrivacy Possum will not track you or use your personal data.
    Privacy Possum For Firefox
    Privacy Possum For Chrome
  9. DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials icon

    DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    10 alternatives to DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials 

    Privacy, simplified. Our add-on provides the privacy essentials you need to seamlessly take control of your personal information, no matter where the internet takes you: tracker blocking, smarter encryption, DuckDuckGo private search, and more.

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  10. Wipr icon

    Wipr

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Safari
    82 alternatives to Wipr 

    Content blocker for Safari and iOS 9.

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    1.  Block TrackersWipr has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
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