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 free analysis tool to check if a website is disguising third-party trackers as first-party trackers. What is this all about?
    2. Content blocker for iOS and OS X.
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    3. Just as webpages grew bloated with ads, so too have ad blockers grown bloated with little-used filtering rules and features that sap their would-be speed and hog your computer or device’s disk space, CPU cycles, and memory.
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    4. Shelblock is an extension that allows you to disable tracking, block unwanted ads and protects you from malware. More powerful than any other ad-blocker, it secures your navigation, your search browser and applications.
    5. Content blocker for Safari and iOS 9.


      The official website is no longer available and the app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the Appstore.

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    6. Fast and memory efficient content blocking Chrome extension - helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination. Detailed stats - requests count, size etc.

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    7. Control. Protection. Privacy. Privacy is now one click away! RedMorph provides an easy to use extension that couples all the features of an adblocker, tracker blocker, encrypted proxy, and content filter.
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    8. Ultimate blocker which says no to every network packet until you explicitly allow it.
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    9. BlockParty - Safari Content Blocker for OSX. - Currently blocks content from annoying ad networks on all sites thereby loading pages super fast. - Useful for data-capped, international roaming connections. - Blocking rules are at RediffBlock/blockerList.json.
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    10. Ad Blocker Advertisements (ads) make it difficult to focus on the content when you browse the web. Ads come in many forms like images, videos, and pop-ups. The ad blocker in Roadblock prevents all forms of ads from loading and hides their display frames.
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