Do Not Track Plus extends your privacy Video
Do Not Track Plus extends your privacy Video Transcript
If you are not concerned about the unchecked expansion of tracking technologies used to follow you around the web, you really ought to be. I am Seth Rosenblatt and in this First Look, I'll be showing you this free new add-on called Do Not Track Plus that stops tracking sites in their tracks. You can get it from download.com for Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari. Here is what it does. DNT Plus blocks sites and ad from tracking you unless you give them explicit permission to do so. For most sites, it actually rebuilds tools like social networking buttons so you can still get your social on without sacrificing privacy. It also block ad networks and companies from following you around the web. To use it, install it as you would any add-on. Click this button to see what's been blocked on the site. If there's something marked verbatim that you want back, like a Twitter button, click on it and bam. Just like that, you got your Twitter back. In most cases though, DNT Plus will actually rebuild the social buttons so you can share without being followed around my the tracking paparazzi. Also good about DNT Plus is that it include links to more information on what is blocked and why. Knowing what's tracking you and why it is is way more than half the battle here. DNT Plus is a more interactive, more privacy focused option and a simple ad walker and it leads much of the modern web intact while it kicks your privacy up to an A1 priority. CNET and I'm Seth Rosenblatt
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