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Referer Control Alternatives

Referer Control is described as 'grants full control over the HTTP Referer. You can forge any referrer you want, both globally or on a per-site basis. Alternatively you can choose to disable the Referer completely. Also works on the JavaScript document.referrer!' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are four alternatives to Referer Control for Firefox, Linux, Mac, Windows and Android. The best alternative is Smart Referer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Referer Control are RefControl, Auto referer and Mason.

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Referer Control grants full control over the HTTP Referer. You can forge any referrer you want, both globally or on a...

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  1. Smart Referer icon

    Smart Referer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Send referers only when staying on the same domain. You can whitelist domains with wildcards and configure other things, look in the preferences page of the addon in the addon manager.

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    RefControl

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    RefControl is an extension for Firefox that lets you control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.

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  3. Auto referer icon

    Auto referer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Firefox

    An Firefox addon to supress HTTP header's referer, to protect some privacy and try not breaking the web.

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    Mason

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    This extension can simplify the rule to just specify the URI and Content type and can enable/disable each rule separately.

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    Discontinued

    No longer updated. Last version, 0.3.7.9.18, released on January 31, 2013, was compatible with Firefox 18.

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