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Google is one of the larges tracking companies in the world. Why would they want something like that to help you stop them from tracking and posting ads on everything you do?

doh.gif Wow, how did I miss that.
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Is this any good? Waiting to see how others like it before I try it out.
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post #13 of 42
We put malware in your malware, so you could enjoy getting malwares while you get "rid of" malwares. <.< Yup, I just said that.
post #14 of 42
Is the Mozilla team really that legitimate that we can trust them? (serious question) I might switch from Chrome to Firefox if the team is actually "trustable"....
post #15 of 42
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You do realise chrome is google's right?
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I do, but what does that mean? Google is against this type of feature or?
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Originally Posted by CyberDemonz101 View Post

Google is one of the larges tracking companies in the world. Why would they want something like that to help you stop them from tracking and posting ads on everything you do?

If something works for Chrome then it can normally be used on Chromium (which Chrome is based off of) and just about any other Chromium based browser such as Comodo Dragon. You can even go to the Chrome app store if you wanted to and most of the chrome apps from there work in the other browsers too. You can install Ghostery and HTTPS Everywhere plugins into other Chromium browsers this way.
Edited by EniGma1987 - 10/26/13 at 7:52am
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post #16 of 42
I use Ghostery, but I might disable it and use this addon just to see what if finds.
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Well let me know what you guys come up with cause I'm interested in this Lightbeam. If it legitimately works with no drawbacks I'll give it a go, until then I'll just wait.
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post #18 of 42
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Is the Mozilla team really that legitimate that we can trust them? (serious question) I might switch from Chrome to Firefox if the team is actually "trustable"....

If you don't trust them, have a look through the source code. It's freely available after all.
post #19 of 42
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I use Ghostery, but I might disable it and use this addon just to see what if finds.

Yeah Ghostery is pretty cool, been using it a few months now.  :thumb: 

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post #20 of 42
It started as Collusion back in 2011 pretty amazing stuff how companies and other are tracking us. Makes noscript and adblock essential
after Firefox hid the javascript option.
As for ghostery...
http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/249964/ghostery-machine-tracking-trackers?page=0,0
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