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Which Tracking Lists Do You Have Installed?

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Sir Topham Hatt    212

Care to share?

Going to give Internet Explorer a new trial as I didn't really bother with it before.

I currently have all the ones from HERE, plus the two from Fanboy's ad block. Do you think I can get rid of the others and just have Fanboys?

Thanks :D

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jakem1    1,610

You shouldn't use all the lists from Microsoft's site because one of them is provided by an advertising-related company and provides exceptions for all the major trackers, thus invalidating all the other lists. I think the one to avoid is the TRUSTe list but you should double check before relying on my word. OK, I just found the article I was thinking about and the TRUSTe list is the one to avoid:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/privacy-protection-and-ie9-who-can-you-trust/3014

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sagum    352

Still using hosts file to block everything and anything I don't want.

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Sir Topham Hatt    212

Hosts file?

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Dot Matrix    7,131

Easy List

Easy Privacy

Fanboy's List

Same lists that AdBlock on Firefox uses.

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+Xinok    294

I use EasyPrivacy+EasyList combo in Firefox. Combining lists from different parties can cause conflicts and break websites, so it's probably best just to stick to one.

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sagum    352

Hosts file?

Its a bit like the adblock adon for firefox. Except its built into near every OS, and is system wide.

Pretty good one to get you started .. http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm

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