Alternatives to Ghostery for Mac with any license

  • uBlock Origin

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

    • 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 • 13 agrees and 6 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery has its own problems selling data to advertisers. Disconect and uBlock Origin is better. Guest • Apr 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ghostery is proprietary, the last update does not block all trackers Guest • Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • After Ghostery's new update they no longer allow you to individually block ads or social media trackers. It's now an all or nothing selection. Not liking this. Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • 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...

    • Adblock Plus focuses on blocking ads, but Ghostery focuses on blocking trackers. Buster_BlueNov 2016 • 12 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 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees 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 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees 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

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  • 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...

    • Trackers can only track you better in long term. But Privacy Badger turns the table with heuristics. Guest • Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • 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...

    • 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

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  • 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...

    • 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

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  • Terms of Service Didn't Read

    Terms of Service; Didn't Read (ToS;DR) is an active project to fix the biggest lie on the web. We help you understand the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies...

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  • DoNotTrackMe

    DoNotTrackMe is the new and improved DoNotTrackPlus. Now with more tracker blocking power, stop identity thieves, advertisers, social networks, and spammers from...

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  • Firefox Lightbeam

    Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that uses interactive visualizations to show you the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. As you browse, Lightbeam...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

    • 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

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  • 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 Windows Microsoft Edge Chrome Safari ... Yandex.Browser Opera GitHub Firefox

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  • TrackerBlock

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

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  • 1Blocker

    1Blocker makes it easy to block ads and tracking scripts by just flipping a switch. It is time to stop ad networks and analytics providers build deep profiles about you...

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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...

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