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Pale Moon is a Firefox fork that has rightfully developed into its own product.

While its main emphasis appears to be customizability, Pale Moon also places a fair amount of emphasis on being a smooth, secure, and private browser.

Today, we do our best to find out whether Pale Moon can be co...

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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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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?

A...

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The Brave browser is one of the more popular privacy browsers out there.

It's a full-featured browser available for many of the most popular platforms across mobile and desktop systems.

However, even though the browser is free and open source, the company behind it (Brave) has been involved in...

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Waterfox came into the browser scene in 2011, coming right out the box with official x64 support (a rarity among browsers at the time) and promoted itself as an "ethical browser."

However, many things have changed in the browser landscape, and even the Waterfox project as whole since 2011.

With...

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Avast's "Secure browser" has been around for a while now.

Once a bundled feature with the premium version of its famous antivirus, Avast's Secure Browser is now a (free) standalone product.

Of course, the question of just how "secure" and "private" this browser truly is remains to be seen.

Let...

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