Collusion – A Firefox Add-on By Mozilla To See “Who Is Tracking You”

When browsing a web page, there are usually many 3rd party scripts (analytics apps, ad networks, widgets, font services, etc.) that add a cookie to our computers and "can" track us.

With the increasing importance of "privacy" on the web, Collusion, an experimental add-on by Mozilla, aims to increase user awareness and can help us see + analyze "who is tracking us".

Mozilla Collusion

Once installed, it sits in the add-on bar and, when clicked, displays the services that are tracking you. The great part is, it creates the tracking relations for all the web pages browsed which is so good to better understand "what type of personal info is being given away".

As the add-on gets developed, it'll also enable us to decide when, how and if we want to be tracked (you'll remember that there are more extraordinary actions for that).

2 Comments
  1. Reply Anna May 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM
  2. Reply elfsun May 25, 2012 at 3:18 AM

    I have installed Do not track plus in all my browsers. This one is also developed by firefox, right? It works very well in both my firefox and the firefox engine in Avant browser. I will try the Collusion later and see which one is better.

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