Ad Hacker. Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out (TACO) Collusion. BetterPrivacy. Firefox Add-ons. Ghostery. How to visualize behavior tracking cookies with a Firefox add-on. While the last 18 months have marked a monumental boost in browser performance and the beginnings in earnest of the HTML5 web app era, another important story has also been weaving its way through the fabric of internet society — the increasing importance of privacy on the web.
Last year, both the US and EU decided that privacy on the web in general, and tracking cookies in specific, should be taken seriously. As a result, both Chrome and Internet Explorer now have tracking protection extensions, and Mozilla has proposed and implemented a Do Not Track HTTP header. Firefox Add-ons. Firefox Add-ons.