Alternatives to Ghostery for Firefox with any license

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  • uBlock Origin icon

    uBlock Origin

    Popular and efficient blocker for Chromium, Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Thunderbird. Fast and lean.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Microsoft Edge Vivaldi Browser ... Chrome Safari Pale Moon Opera Chromium Firefox

    • The emphasis of one is blocking ads , the other is blocking trackers. There maybe some overlap but you will not get both functions from either program. Guest • Oct 2015 • 10 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery has its own problems selling data to advertisers. Disconect and uBlock Origin is better. Guest • Apr 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery is proprietary, the last update does not block all trackers Guest • Mar 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Adblock Plus icon

    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. Available...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux iPhone Chrome OS ... BSD iPad Microsoft Edge Internet Explorer Vivaldi Browser Chrome Safari Yandex.Browser Opera Firefox

    • Adblock Plus focuses on blocking ads, but Ghostery focuses on blocking trackers. Buster_BlueNov 2016 • 8 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Adblock Plus is about blocking ads. Ghostery is about blocking trackers. They're complementary. One is not a substitute for the other. Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • ABP still let some "user friendly" ads unlike uBlock Origin, but both do not block trackers unlike ghostery... but ghostery sell your data OzakIJan 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Adblock Plus focuses on blocking advertisements. While it can block tracking, it doesn't have an interface created for it like Ghostery does. Guest • Feb 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Privacy Badger icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome Firefox

    • Trackers can only track you better in long term. But Privacy Badger turns the table with heuristics. Guest • Nov 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Disconnect icon

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD Chrome ... Safari Opera Firefox

    • Ditch "free" Ghostery, which sells your browsing data if you don't opt out of GhostRank during setup. Instead, go for these open source alternatives: PrivacyBadger (EFF supported, open source tracker blocker), Disconnect (open source tracker blocker) and uBlock Origin (open source ad blocker). JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery drastically hurts the performance of Firefox on my system. Disconnect seems to improve performance. Guest • Mar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • uMatrix icon

    uMatrix

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome Opera ... Chromium Firefox

    • Way more broad than Ghostery, doesn't do exactly what Ghostery does, but gives you more freedom. Guest • Jun 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Too complex to use intelligently and effectively for the average browser user. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Flashblock icon

    Flashblock

    Flashblock takes a pessimistic approach to dealing with Macromedia Flash content on a webpage and blocks ALL Flash content from loading. It then leaves placeholders on...

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Firefox

  • RequestPolicy icon

    RequestPolicy

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Firefox

    • RequestPolicy is for controlling which domains the visited page can contact. While that improves privacy, it's not its primary functionality Guest • Feb 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • AdBlocker Ultimate icon

    AdBlocker Ultimate

    AdBlocker Ultimate is a cross-browser ad-blocker. FEATURES - Completely free - Block ALL ads - no whitelisted ads/websites - Block tracking and malware domains

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari ... Yandex.Browser Opera GitHub Firefox

  • TrackerBlock icon

    TrackerBlock

    TrackerBlock gives you complete control over online tracking, deploying multiple forms of protection: Cookie Blocking and Deletion - TrackerBlock can stop over 550...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Windows Mobile iPhone ... iPad Firefox

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    TrackMeNot

    TrackMeNot is a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines. It does so not by means of...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Chrome Firefox