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How do I stop Google

Discussion in 'Technical' started by scrapman21009, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    I am using Firefox and keep noticing google-analytics appearing at the bottom of the page whenever I do anything. Is there anyway to disable this? THANKS!
  2. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    I'm not sure why you are seeing that, you shouldn't. We use it to see how SM fares on the web; shows hits and trends. (By numbers, not users individually.) melbo is taking a well earned break for a couple days; when he gets back, we'll ask. Since my memory won't last longer than a few minutes, you might start a conversation with him the day after Xmas.

    Anyone else that sees that item, please post here.
  3. Mindgrinder

    Mindgrinder Karma Pirate Ninja Jedi Bipolar WINNING M.L.F.

    Startpage Web Search

    Startpage, and its sister search engine Ixquick, are the only third-party certified search engines in the world that do not record your IP address or track your searches
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  4. Hire a Moose with a good attorney. We can stop just about anything!
  5. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

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  6. progun

    progun Monkey+

    Ghostery addon for firefox. Ghostery tracks over 1,200 trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity. Ghostery
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  7. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    Running Ghostry, Privacyfix, and AdBlock - No more problems

    Thanks everybody
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  8. Cruisin Sloth

    Cruisin Sloth Special & Slow

    Quick Java is also one I use to stop the CONSTANT page flickers & moving . QuickJava :: Add-ons for Firefox

    I also run a DATE program , that can be adjusted so the intranet is not spewing pages from windows 3.1 ,,I was finding many obsolete items , The WEB needs to be cleaned. :)

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  9. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Yup. Generally, as already mentioned (Adblock Plus -- Ghostery --Startpage.com as homepage) those three will suffice.

    If you are using any torrents *gasp*, and use Windowz, look up Peerblock and give it a whirl.
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