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PrivDog

Postby w33d3r » Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:02 pm

A new plugin for Chrome, Firefox, and a future version for Internet Explorer

Have a search for PrivDog

Made by Comodo - Its included in their version of Chrome, Dragon

Also available from its dedicated website as a separate installer

It does pretty much the same as Ghostery, but has a few more tricks

Comodo have launched AdTrustMedia to support it ( Malvertisement blocking / replacement with clean ads )
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Re: PrivDog

Postby Thrawn » Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:03 pm

Anything that can't be achieved using Adblock Plus and RequestPolicy?
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Re: PrivDog

Postby w33d3r » Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:22 am

I dont use them so couldn't tell you.

Here have a read what Melih has to say https://forums.comodo.com/news-announce ... 84.15.html

Edit: Oh excellent I am allowed to make links now .. I was told by the site software I was spamming the forum when making the first post
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Re: PrivDog

Postby w33d3r » Fri Jul 05, 2013 6:30 pm

Now I can make links here are the ones I wanted to put in the first post ..

PrivDog dedicated site for the plugin installer http://www.privdog.com/index.html

PrivDog forum on Comodo forums https://forums.comodo.com/privdog-b303.0/

Its also included in Dragon since v27.2 - forum https://forums.comodo.com/comodo-dragon-cd-b193.0/
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Re: PrivDog

Postby w33d3r » Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:12 pm

PS - Tom t's topics "Some sites you may not want to allow" in a few places on this forum ..
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7686

Currently lists - # Evidon

Same people who now own Ghostery ( I think it used to be 'Better Advertising' when David Cancel sold Ghostery to them )

.. Possibly another reason you may want to have a look at replacing Ghostery with PrivDog.
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Re: PrivDog

Postby Thrawn » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:54 am

:D I don't use Ghostery. I tried it out briefly, a long time ago. But I'm pretty sure that RequestPolicy makes it redundant. I know Guardian still uses it, but only as a defence-in-depth measure.

But others might find PrivDog useful; thanks for bringing it up.
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Re: PrivDog

Postby w33d3r » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:24 pm

If only RequestPolicy were an option for Chrome forks, I might have used it.

( There is a variation of it out there, but its not the same as the original in its capabilities - Same as there are pretenders to the throne of NoScript for Chrome .. But no where near as effective as the original ) ..

I am pretty sure a fair bit of what RequestPolicy does is also done by PrivDog. So no need really.

The only thing I would love back for Chrome forks is NoScript, but we need to be patient on that score :)
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