Your being watched

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dennis C, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

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    I was doing some reading on internet surfing and having people tag along with you without your knowledge. There are numerous ad companies, social networks and tracking companies that know every single site you have been to.
    Personally, I don't want people to know what I am up to because it's none of their flippen business.
    I found a company who makes a tracking blocker and installed it on my computer, and I was surprised at how many different companies that get blocked by the blocker. Here is a link to it if your interested. Best of all it's free!

    http://www.abine.com/dntdetail.php
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  2. BETH

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    thanks Dennis how do u know if it works?
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    Dennis C New Member

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    after it's installed there will be a little icon in your toolbar display...I use firefox and it's probably similar for ie or chrome. It will have the number tracking site blocked in the center of the icon.
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    it said it might interfere with some programs u have any problems?
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    I'll have to put this in at home. Looks good to me.
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    I didn't have any problems with it.
    In one day of surfing it has blocked 1045 tracking attempts...that's a lot
    Norton antivirus said it was safe to install.
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    thanks
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    i dont have nothing to worry about.
    i only deal in alcohol, tobacco and firearms:D
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    thanks! looks legitimate, hope it does it's job! installed

    I use Ccleaner daily to remove the tons of crap and temporary internet files that clog up my computer also.
  12. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    Just set your browser to not allow any cookies.
  13. fuzebox40

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    Those who really want to know who you are and where you live etc. are able to trace you inspite of your blocker with a 97% success rate. It better be free!
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    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Tracking me would be pretty much a waste of time for them...
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    And I am so boring.......................
  16. armedandsafe

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    I've had DNT Plus on my computers for about 3 months now. I'm sitting at about 350,000 blocks on this one alone.

    When you get it installed there will be times when it will block something you want to be open for a moment. An example is doing a "like" on a news story or other post on a website with that setup. You click once and it is blocked. Then you click again and it goes through. The little icon in the upper right corner will then turn orange or yellow, instead of green. Just click to open it and you can turn that block back on.

    Pops
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    Everybody and thier brother already has that information. That's what I get for having a CCL and working at a nuke plant. But if this will stop some annoying ads and the general idiots on the net, it's worth the price. I'd even pay double. :rolleyes:
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    I've had it for about a month, and I'm over 30k blocks. I'm a fan.
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    No argument from me. Big brother and the mother of invention has been painstakingly trying their best to keep our access to internet as another open window into our personal lives, to the furthest degree the law will allow, and then some.
    And the law is on their side because they also want the ability to access that information.
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    Anyone that's tracking me will end up losing a lot of brain cells scanning some of the useless crap I surf. Let them follow.
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