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On Sat, 23 Nov 2013, Tom wrote:
Anybody use ghostery or other tracking blocker? Just wondering how effective/damaging it can be?
I've been using Ghostery for a long time now. Not sure just how effective it is, but when it tells me it's blocked 15 trackers on a site, then I have to wonder just how slow that site would have been had I not been using it...
I also use flashblock and adblock+I occasionally get issues with flashblock, so some sites are whitelisted (e.g. bbc.co.uk and youtube) vimeo used to be an issue, seems less-so now.
And some sites can tell when you're using adblock+ and whinge. However I don't seem to be missing anything much. If you want to really scare yourself, install collusion too... Gordon -- The Mailing List for the Devon & Cornwall LUG http://mailman.dclug.org.uk/listinfo/list FAQ: http://www.dcglug.org.uk/listfaq