Install these two privacy enhancing browser plugins

There are two browser plugins which I consider must-have’s. Not only do they eliminate advertising and cut down on unnecessary tracking, they also help reduce the website’s size and speed-up your internet connection AND make your browser more responsive.

How do they speed up my browsing experience?

Easy: Most websites come with a lot of tracking software that monitor your browsing behavior, what you look at, click - where you came from. All these add to these size of the webpage you’re looking at.

Plugins

These plugins work on Chrome, Firefox and Safari (don’t use Safari!)

1. uBlock

www.ublock.org: A fast, lightweight, and lean blocker.

2. Privacy Badger

www.eff.org/privacybadger: Blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.


Update: 2017-08-01

Comparitech has published a detailed comparison of the various, free anti-tracking browser extentions. It’s definitely worth checking out: How to stop browser tracking: 6 free anti-tracking browser extensions

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