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Firefoxers howl as privacy add-on auto updates with 'bloatware'

Overstuffed TACO

By Cade Metz in San Francisco

Posted in Applications, 17th June 2010 19:00 GMT

Firefox users are howling that a widely-used browser add-on designed to protect them from unwanted cookie tracking has been automatically updated with what they see as overly intrusive "bloatware".

On June 14, after it was acquired by a software outfit known as Abine, a new version of the TACO behavioral-ad

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I've use ABP since it was developed.. But it doesn't cover everything. That's why I also use NOSCRIPT as well as the BEEF TACO experimental

@YoKenny1: A Firefox user developed an alternative extension called;

Beef Taco (Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out) by jmhobbs <<= Click there for direct link

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews 0 weekly downloads

Updated June 16, 2010

Sets permanent opt-out cookies to stop behavioral advertising by 90 different advertising networks, including Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, all members of the Network Advertising Initiative, and many other companies.

So far the experimental has worked as advertised.

~Shy

Enjoy ;)

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No Overstuffed TACO for me. ;)

Like I told Buttons a few days ago; I'd settle for a darned TACO (hamburger; sub, gyro, etc, et al) that had as much meat and stuff as the fillings shown in the same item during a commercial shoot and broadcast on TV. :)

:)

~Shy

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Like I told Buttons a few days ago; I'd settle for a darned TACO (hamburger; sub, gyro, etc, et al) that had as much meat and stuff as the fillings shown in the same item during a commercial shoot and broadcast on TV. :)

;)

~Shy

That's why Americans are so fat. :)

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