What Is Tracking Protection and Why Mozilla Enabled It by Default in Firefox

    Date05 Jun 2019
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Mozilla has pledged to keep browsing fully private for its users, and with Firefox now becoming the only worthy alternative to Chromium-powered browsers, delivering on these promises is the only way to go.

    As part of the company’s push for better privacy when browsing the world, Mozilla started the work on tracking protection nearly five years ago.

    The first implementation of the intuitively-called Tracking Protection feature went live in late 2014 when Mozilla released it for testing as part of Firefox Nightly, essentially making a major step towards blocking websites from tracking users and collecting data from their devices.

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