The Disconnect browser extension, a free version of which is offered by Mr. Oppenheim’s firm, blocks thousands of trackers from monitoring your Web behavior. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a leading privacy-rights advocacy group, offers its own free online tools at

Among them is Privacy Badger 1.0, a browser extension that watches out for, and blocks, potential trackers.

“If a third party is sending a cookie that can identify you, and if that cookie is on multiple sites, Privacy Badger will block it,” said EFF staff technologist Cooper Quintin.

Sunday, September 6, 2015
Pittsburg Post Gazette

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