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    HTTP Switchboard Alternatives

    HTTP Switchboard is described as 'Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc' and is a Ad Blocker in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HTTP Switchboard for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Firefox, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Privacy Badger, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HTTP Switchboard are NoScript (Free, Open Source), Ghostery (Freemium), Cookie AutoDelete (Free, Open Source) and Self-Destructing Cookies (Free).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads,...
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    1. 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.
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      The NoScript Firefox extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and other mozilla-based browsers: this free, open source add-on allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank).


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      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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      Control your cookies! This extension is inspired by Self-Destructing Cookies. When a tab closes, any cookies not being used are automatically deleted. Prevent tracking by other cookies and add only the ones you trust.
    2. Fix the web. Gets rid of a site's cookies and LocalStorage as soon as you close its tabs. Protects against trackers and zombie-cookies. Trustworthy services can be whitelisted.

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      The extension is no longer maintained and it doesn't work on Firefox 55 or newer. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon



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      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 allowed by webpages you visit.
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      A simple extension that brings some of NoScript 's functionality to Chrome while emphasizing simplicity and intuitiveness (no affiliation to NoScript or NotScripts).
    3. Better Pop Up Blocker improves the default pop up blockers for Google Chrome and Apple Safari by blocking pop up windows opened by javascript, & other annoyances like alert, prompt, and confirm boxes.
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      Negotiator is a web extension which gives users who are familiar with HTTP requests the tool to simply block and modify them permanently.
    4. UtraBlock is a browser extension that detects and blocks ads, invisible trackers and third-party cookies. It makes websites load faster, more secure and protects your privacy.
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