Blacklight Alternatives

    Blacklight is described as 'Who is peeking over your shoulder while you work, watch videos, learn, explore, and shop on the internet? Enter the address of any website, and Blacklight will scan it and reveal the specific user-tracking technologies on the site—and who’s getting your data'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Blacklight, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Google Chrome, iPhone, iPad and Firefox. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Blacklight are Adblock Plus (Free, Open Source), Privacy Badger (Free, Open Source), uMatrix (Free, Open Source) and Ghostery (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2021

    1. A wide-spectrum efficient blocker. Which block ads, trackers and malware sites. Supports Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Thunderbird. Fast and lean, and as of 2017 still being actively improved. Forked from .
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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. 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      The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped.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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      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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    5. 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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    6. 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      AdBlocker Ultimate is a cross-browser ad-blocker. FEATURES - Completely free - Block ALL ads - no whitelisted ads/websites - Block tracking and malware domains
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    7. A Cleaner Web Wipr blocks all ads and trackers in Safari and apps that use Safari to display web pages, so you can focus on the content that matters to you. Time, Data, and Battery Saver
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    8. Better makes the web safer, lighter, and faster by blocking tracking and other malicious web content, enforcing the principles of the Ethical Design Manifesto. How is Better different? • Blocks tracking scripts, tracking pixels, and behavioural advertising.
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