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Oct
07

Firefox Focus - a new take on private browsing


This is a new kind of mobile browser. It’s for people that are conscious about privacy and security on the web. There’s been a lot of talk about these issues in the past - corporations that silently watch you and learn about your likes and dislikes, governments that track your every move in the name of national security and counteracting terrorism, hell, even friends and family members that are curious about your online life. Firefox Focus aims to offer a solution to these problems.

Firefox Focus No more ad trackers

Ad networks like to brag that they offer the highest return on investment for their customers by serving the most relevant ads to users. So, if you’re in the market for a car you wouldn’t want to see ads for pink tutus. In theory it sounds great, but in practice would you really want to disclose your interests to some anonymous corporation you might have not even heard about? Firefox Focus takes care of that. It detects and blocks a whole bunch of ad trackers to keep you private. Bring on those pink tutus.


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