@kev Just a traditional style ad blocker? I'd recommend uBlock Origin.
@Adam_Stambaugh that's the one I was trying to think of. Thank you, kindly!!
@kev I'll second the recommendation for uBlock Origin. It has always worked well for me.
@kev uBlock Origin. Note: uBlock.org is unrelated.
@kev uBlock origin is king 😃. I also use Cookie Autodelete and uMatrix
@kev ublock origin
@kev uBlock Origin here too.
@kev +1 for uBlock origin
@kev I recommend using a combination of uBlockOrigin and uMatrix. With both, you can seriously clean up your browsing experience and not just block ads but trackers and profilers of all sorts. uMatrix also gives you useful insight into what 3rd parties websites are connecting to 😉
I'd also recommend you to add extra lists (to block stuff such as social media button, cookie popup, etc.) to your uBlock Origin, see: https://theel0ja.info/ubo-recommendations/
I also recommend whitelisting globally (click the * button first) CDNs such as bootstrapcdn.com, cdnjs.cloudflare.com, code.jquery, etc. to make many sites work out of the box.
Related to CDNs: https://decentraleyes.org/
without question (imo)
coming in 2nd, maybe: Privacy Badger
@kev uBlock Origin! No doubts!
The complete privacy setup (IMHO) is
uBlock Origin + Decentraleyes + uMatrix + Privacy Badger + HTTPS Everywhere + Neat URL
@kev U-Block and No Script --- will kill everything
@kev uBlock Origin for local system. PiHole for network. Both cover pretty much everything.
@kev have you considered pihole instead? Pretty easy and problem free.
@polywog yeah, but that won’t work when I’m outside of my network.
@kev If you’re running Linux on your laptop, you could set up lxc to run pihole in a container. It’s really light weight, and you’d be bringing a protected DNS server with you wherever you go.
@kev Use uBlock Origin and also have a pi-hole for blocking ads on my mobile devices.
@kev uBlock Origin (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/?src=search) I also use Privacy Badger by the EFF to stop trackers, and I PiHole.
@kev I have been playing with nextdns.io which can do all that ublock does and more, plus I can do it before it even gets to me. think pihole in the cloud. so all devices same policies!!
@kev uBlock Origin without a shade of doubt
@kev pihole on your network.
@popey I really need to get that done. Will do it this weekend if the weather is still crap.
Needed something for when I’m off my LAN though.
UblockOrigin & it's advanced user mode. I also use ClearUrls add-on that cleans URLs using about 120 rules. Both add-ons work nicely in desktop and Android Firefox versions. I use
Blokada from f-droid for device-wide hosts blocker.
@kev I use Privacy badger. Actually it isn't an ad blocker, but tracker blocker, but most ads are trackers, so it blocks them. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/privacy-badger17/
@kev PiHole is pretty awesome too.
uBlock Origin or AdBlocker Ultimate
Ublock Origin, and what the other people recommended although I would recommend Privacy Possum over Privacy Badger and maybe Smart HTTPS over HTTPS Everywhere.
@kev I like ublock origin
@kev I can't provide a complete overview of ad-blockers but I'm using uBlock Origin for years now and I love it.
It depends if you are on or have access to your home network or not. If you do then #Pihole definitely. If you don't then I'd suggest #blokada https://blokada.org/ for Android or Nano Ad Blocker just for Firefox, but then you are maintaining multiple lists.
When I get faster upload speeds I'll probably setup a vpn to home and just use pihole.
@kev Just attaching my privacy related list of plugins - https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/collections/11298362/Privacy/ 🖖
@kev As mentioned already in the thread, I would say uBlock Origin. Plenty of options to configure that suits ones need.
Squid run at is level as a proxy. :D
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