|From:||Jeffrey 'jf' Lim|
|Subject:||Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] possibly add Disconnect to gnuzilla/addons.html|
|Date:||Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:34:02 +0800|
I found a good free addon that's not on addons.html. This addon seems to be
a free replacement for Ghostery, so it's quite important (if it's not SaaS).
what it does: blocks third-party thingies on webpages such as trackers,
facebook buttons, traffic analysis elements, cookies from
Addon's website: https://disconnect.me/
Where the addon can be downloaded: https://addons.mozilla.org/downloads/latest/disconnect
Licence: All the .js files have a gplv3 notice at the top, except
content/sitename.js, which is MPL-2.0.
It is SaaS? I don't think so. I've read the code but I've never programmed
It says it blocks 2,000 trackers, so that list must be on my computer
somewhere when I'm using the addon. If it's not, then it's on a remote
server and this is SaaS. The code seems to download this JSON file once a
The contents are encyrpted but the size is about right for a list of 2,000 domains.
I think it's safe to add to addons.html, but I wanted to pass on the
findings of my minimal investigation in case someone thinks it needs
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