Blur for Chrome (formerly DoNotTrackMe for Chrome) 4.5.1369

A simple but effective extension designed to stop the secret tracking of your web browsing activity by blocking cookies and other ads with tracking capability
Blur for Chrome (formerly DoNotTrackMe for Chrome) - Blur for Chrome is a handy extension that can help you block trackers on the various websites that you visit
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Each time you visit a website, it is most likely that your activity will be tracked and monitored by ads or other components that aim to record browsing habits. Blur for Chrome is a simple yet efficient extension that can protect your privacy by automatically blocking trackers on the websites you access.

Prevent trackers from recording browsing habits

Once installed, the addon places a new button in the browser toolbar, which highlights when a new tracker is blocked. Clicking on it reveals a window where you can view details about the number of blocked tracking attempts.

When visiting a new webpage that carries embedded tracking elements, Blur for Chrome automatically acts to forbid data collection and displays a small popup window notifying you about the number of blocked trackers.

See who is tracking you

Blur for Chrome can provide tracker suggestions and displays detailed information about each tracking company upon request. If you decide to unblock an element, you can do so with just a click, but a webpage refresh is required for the changes to take effect. Unfortunately, the extension does not allow you to create an exclusion list to include the websites you completely trust, but it does remember trackers you previously unblocked.

Aside from stopping attempts to collect data about your activity, Blur for Chrome has another practical function. It can be used for hiding real e-mail addresses and generating false ones to be filled in forms that require such data. This is a preventive measure to avoid spam and avert your real e-mail address from being shared with others.

Blocks trackers and protects private information

Blur is a very useful addon that Chrome users should have installed on their computer, providing a convenient method to prevent ads and similar elements from tracking you. Aside from hiding your real e-mail address, it can also conceal phone and credit card numbers, location addresses and comes with a password suggestion module to help you improve the security level of your accounts.

Reviewed by , last updated on December 10th, 2014


file size:
1.5 MB
price:
FREE!
license type:
Freeware
developed by:
Abine, Inc.
operating system(s):
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit
category:
C: \ Internet \ Internet Applications Addons \ Chrome Extensions
Blur for Chrome (formerly DoNotTrackMe for Chrome)
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What's New in version 2.2.0.510
  • Adds better blocking, an improved UI that makes it easy to customize settings, medals you earn as a fun reward for blocking tracking attempts and a number of bug fixes.
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Blur for Chrome is a reliable and useful extension designed to protect your privacy by preventing various websites fro...

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