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[–] scandalous-goat 0 points 36 points (+36|-0) ago 

Yet, this site uses:

  1. ajax.googleapis.com
  2. fonts.googleapis.com
  3. google-analytics.com

none of which are required in any way.

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[–] Sciency 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Does it? Why can't I see any of those domains in my ublock/privacy badger addons? They show up on other sites, so I know they're working.

Edit: Ignore me, I just realized you were talking about the site in the link.

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[–] PM_me_FR_info 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Ublock is an ad blocker (I prefer Ublock Origin), Privacy Badger mimics the most common browser fingerprint (some info in browser fingerprinting here. Neither of these will pick up what Javascript sites use are loaded/trying to load. If you want to see these install NoScript. NoScript allows you to block or allow Javascript on a page-by-page basis. WARNING, it can make browsing some sites and web browsing in general very clumsy, BUT on the upside you get to see exactly what sites are trying to load, and it's quite an eye opener.

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[–] lemon11 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Beside ad blockers, Decentraleyes (it's for Firefox) can mitigate some of the privacy risk by intercepting certain requests and serving local files instead. Unfortunately, it only uses hard-coded paths, so you can't yet use it to, sort of, pin a file permanently to the cache or use a third-party cache.

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[–] scandalous-goat 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Thanks, I didn't know that extension. I'll definitely look into it.

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[–] mr2dave 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Yup. I thought it odd (or just plain lazy) that they recommend changing the default search engine in Chrome and Android... Why not suggest and alternative to Google's browser and mobile OS? If this isn't a duckduckgo marketing thinger, it's really half-assed.

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[–] ElDulce 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I just came to say this.