Disconnect Alternatives

    Disconnect is described as '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' and is a well-known app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Disconnect for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Mac, iPhone, Firefox and iPad. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Disconnect are Adblock Plus (Free, Open Source), Privacy Badger (Free, Open Source), AdGuard (Freemium, Open Source) and Blokada (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. Trace is an open source web extension which has been built from the ground up to be an easy privacy toolkit for the browser. An extension to stop multiple advanced tracking techniques employed by websites all over the web.
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    3. Block requests with URL match patterns.

      Match patterns are WebExtensions built-in format to specify groups of URLs.
      See https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Add-ons/WebExtensions/Match_patterns.
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    4. A free analysis tool to check if a website is disguising third-party trackers as first-party trackers. What is this all about?
    5. Content blocker for iOS and OS X.
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    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.
    7. 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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      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.
    8. Sets permanent opt-out cookies to stop behavioral advertising for 100+ different advertising networks, including Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, all members of the Network Advertising Initiative, and many other companies. Beef Taco on Mozilla.org:...

      Discontinued

      Beef Taco is no longer available on Mozilla.org Latest commit 37a57c8 on Jan 15, 2013. See https://github.com/jmhobbs/beef-taco

    9. 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.
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