yokoffing/Better-Fox is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.
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reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-04-10
if you want somewhat hardened firefox but don't want to deal any breakage I personally recommend his user.js https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox
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reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-04-04
Ublock origin AND Ghostery = better protection or better to avoid them both together ?
reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-03-20
ublock Origin + Ghostery on firefox addon on android and Mac Os = good combo or to avoid and why ?
reddit.com/r/uBlockOrigin | 2021-03-19
Even if you turn on Privacy Badger's heuristics, it is not better than uBlock Origin or Ghostery. You literally don't need Privacy Badger in 2021.
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reddit.com/r/technology | 2021-03-14
This is the one I use, with some modifications since I'm willing to break some websites. The initial config shouldn't break anything, though. (https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox).
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reddit.com/r/FirefoxCSS | 2021-03-10
Yes, sir. That would be me. :)
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I’ve complied a ton of up-to-date information on Ghostery. Feel free to give it a read. https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox/wiki/Ghostery
No, they were not acquired by an ad company. Ghostery is open-source and managed by a small handful of devs who really care about privacy.
Please see https://github.com/yokoffing/Better-Fox/wiki/Ghostery#privacy-and-data-anonymization
Reddit not loading tweet embeds properly in Firefox
reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-02-19
You can allow embedded tweets and Instagram embeds while keeping Enhanced Tracking Protection on by adding two strings in about:config:
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You can see the differences between Ghostery's heuristics and algorithms versus what Privacy Badger does here.
You can find more info here.
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reddit.com/r/browsers | 2021-02-10
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reddit.com/r/privacy | 2021-02-10
Except Ghostery can do things traditional blockers cannot.