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#1 Xahid

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 09:50

Shine a light on who’s watching you.

Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that uses interactive visualizations to show you the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. As you browse, Lightbeam reveals the full depth of the Web today, including parts that are not transparent to the average user.

 

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#2 Max Norris

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:06

That's kinda neat.  Turned off ABP as a test, this is Neowin.  Purple lines represent sites with cookies.  Scaled down quite a bit from the original.  After a few sites it generates fairly complex graphs, again with ABP off.. nowhere near as complex with it on ;)

 

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#3 Growled

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 15:50

Saw this on LAS yesterday. This is very cool and a wee but scary to know that major players like Facebook is tracking us all over the web.



#4 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 15:57

too bad it hasnt been ported to Chrome yet.



#5 trag3dy

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 16:02

too bad it hasnt been ported to Chrome yet.

 

Try disconnect.. kind of seems similar. Disconnect is also a filter (it has a whitelist).

 

https://disconnect.me/



#6 Growled

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 16:26

Try disconnect.. kind of seems similar. Disconnect is also a filter (it has a whitelist).

 

https://disconnect.me/

 

Thanks. I may give that a try. :)