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One solution to wreck privacy-hating websites: Flood them with bogus info using browser tools


Re: Yes! Someone's remembered TrackMeNot

> The average user needs one tool to do the job and it needs to be as simple as possible to use. Otherwise they just turn everything off

Imagine my horror at all the sites pre-populated in the whitelist of 'NoScript' when I recently installed the Quantum compatible version.

Or what about those in uBlock Origin's lists? Do I really have time to go through and check each and every one of them? Or do I trust to luck that the list maintainers aren't halfwits, corrupt or too pre-occupied to maintain them properly?

The whole model is broken: we shouldn't need third-party addons/extensions/widgets/doodads/whatever in the first place - ads/tracking/etc. should be opt-in, not fight-off in a rear guard action.

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