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RequestPolicy Alternatives

RequestPolicy is described as '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' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RequestPolicy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Firefox, Linux, Mac and Google Chrome. The best alternative is uMatrix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RequestPolicy are NoScript, Ghostery, GNU LibreJS and ScriptSafe.

This page was last updated Oct 11, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Firefox

RequestPolicy is an extension for Mozilla browsers that improves the privacy and security of your browsing by giving you...

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  1. Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc.

    Discontinued

    The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped. https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uMatrix-issues/issues/291

  2. NoScript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Google Chrome
    • SeaMonkey
    • Firefox

    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).



  3. Ghostery

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    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.

  4. GNU LibreJS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • GNU IceCat
    • Firefox

    GNU LibreJS is a free add-on for GNU IceCat and other Mozilla-based browsers. It blocks nonfree nontrivial JavaScript while allowing JavaScript that is free and/or trivial.

  5. ScriptSafe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox

    A simple extension that brings some of NoScript 's functionality to Chrome while emphasizing simplicity and intuitiveness (no affiliation to NoScript or NotScripts).



  6. Ads Transparency Spotlight

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    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. 3P Request Blocker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Prevent your browser from connecting to 3rd party domain without user consent. Increase your privacy, security, and speed by blocking unnecessary requests.

  8. Beef Taco

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Firefox

    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.

    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. Priv3

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Firefox

    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.

  10. Privacyfix

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Privacyfix is where you can manage your privacy controls for Facebook, Google, the websites you visit and the companies that track you across the Web. Instantly see privacy risks and navigate instantly to where you can fix them.

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