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When configured properly, Mozilla Firefox offers great privacy and security.

However, achieving a higher level of privacy and security in Mozilla Firefox requires many tweaks across all levels. Some users may not be too comfortable with this and may prefer an out-of-the-box...

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Odds are you've heard of "Incognito mode." Odds also are that you may think Incognito mode (or other names for "private browsing" such as inPrivate) protects your privacy while browsing the web.

Well, unfortunately, here's the truth: "Incognito mode" doesn't do that much for your online privacy.

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The Iridium browser makes several claims to protect user privacy.

Its most notable claim is that it doesn't "phone home." Additionally, Iridium is relatively "de-googled."

However, how does this privacy browser stack up on other fronts in addition to its claims?

ATH aims to find out.

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So, officially, the short answer is: not a lot directly, slightly more indirectly.

However, HTTPS remains important for security of your data transmitted from your browser to a website, which can have an impact on your privacy.

Let's have a look at how HTTPS may have an impact on online privacy....

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If you're looking for solid blocklists for your PiHole, then we have a collection of collections of blocklists for you right here.

We also have some words of wisdom to share when it comes to using these blocklists.

Don't have a PiHole? Then you can follow the ATH guide to setting up P...

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Vivaldi openly markets itself as a privacy browser that has a cool UX with native productivity tools.

Perhaps two of its biggest "selling points" are its native ad/tracker blocker and its tab management features.

Does it offer anything more than this? Can it be considered a privacy browser?

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