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This post was originally published on 7 OCT 2021. It has since been revised and updated.

Long story short: Google Chrome sucks for privacy.

Now, with that out the way, I'm here to show you how to download, install, and tweak the Ungoogled Chromium browser.

Bear in mind that installing and...

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You may hear a lot that you should block ads and trackers. But how can you block ads? Which adblockers should you use? Which adblocking method is best?

This guide aims to provide information on different adblocking solutions that can hopefully help you in eliminating privacy-invasive ads and tra...

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This post was originally published on 8 AUG 2021. It has since been revised and updated.

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...

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This post was originally published on 17 FEB 2021. It has since been updated and revised.

This is a guide for tweaking the Firefox browser for enhanced online privacy. We explore the "normal" and the "advanced" tweaks here.

This guide is intended for desktop users across all platforms such a...

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