Re: [dev] surf alternatives for Adblock Plus, Privacy Badger, Self-Destructing Cookies, BetterPrivacy

From: Nick <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:58:43 +0000

Hi Greg,

Quoth Greg Reagle:
> There are a few Firefox extensions that I've come to rely on. What do
> you use or what do you suggest that I use to provide the functionality
> of the following Firefox extensions:
> Adblock Plus for blocking ads, see
> Privacy Badger for blocking trackers, see

I use privoxy for both of those. It isn't as straightforward to add
new rules, but it works quite well.

> Self-Destructing Cookies for automatically deleting cookies, see

I have a little shell script that deletes the .cookies file if no
surf instance is running, that is spawned from cron regularly. I'll
attach it.

> BetterPrivacy for blocking Flash cookies, see

I don't have flash installed, so that isn't a problem for me.
Received on Mon Jan 26 2015 - 22:58:43 CET

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