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Ghostery 8 introduces behavioral protection against trackers and intrusive ads

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Cliqz has released Ghostery 8.0 for Chrome, as well as updates for Firefox and Opera users. The extension provides protection against tracking technologies and intrusive ads to boost browser privacy. Version 8.0 implements a new heuristic approach to antitracking and ad-blocking, allowing the extension to protect user data based on behavior rather than relying exclusively on a known blocklist. The blocklist feature remains, and is joined by a simplified user interface as well as a handful of new advanced features to keep both novices and experienced users happy. Headline new features include Enhanced Antitracking Protection, which sees Ghostery leverage its… [Continue Reading]

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