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4 Simple Changes to Stop Online Tracking. <b>Whoa, you aren't browsing with Javascript, congratulations!

4 Simple Changes to Stop Online Tracking

You probably don't need this tutorial, which will look broken for you. Just install an adblocker with a privacy/tracking protection list, block third-party cookies, block referers, and install HTTPS Everywhere. </b><br /> In less than 10 minutes, you can drastically improve your privacy online and protect yourself against unwanted and invisible tracking. Note that these privacy safeguards will also be blocking some ads. Firefox instructions Chrome instructions Step 1: Install Adblock Plus. MozillaCookiesView: Cookies Manager For Mozilla/Firefox/Netscape Browsers. Related Utilities FlashCookiesView - View cookies created by Flash.

MozillaCookiesView: Cookies Manager For Mozilla/Firefox/Netscape Browsers

MozillaCacheView - Mozilla Cache Viewer IECookiesView - Cookies viewer/manager for Internet Explorer IECacheView - Internet Explorer Cache Viewer Description MozillaCookiesView is an alternative to the standard 'Cookie Manager' provided by Netscape and Mozilla browsers. It displays the details of all cookies stored inside the cookies file (cookies.txt) in one table, and allows you to save the cookies list into text, HTML or XML file, delete unwanted cookies, and backup/restore the cookies file. System Requirement MozillaCookiesView works properly in all versions of Windows (Windows 9x/ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP) and it can read the cookies file created by any version of Netscape/Mozilla browser. Versions History Version 1.41: Fixed to work with Firefox 22.

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Internet Slang words beginning with M. The Zooming Presentation Editor. Google and Facebook mean that we don’t know what we’re missing. Protect your Privacy with Abine. Clear AutoComplete DropDown Entries in Firefox. Net Meter - LAN Net Meter, WAN Net Meter, Broadband Meter, Broadband Usage Meter. BBC iPlayer - Check your connection speed. This page provides information on your broadband connection speed, and helpful tips to optimise your enjoyment of BBC iPlayer.

BBC iPlayer - Check your connection speed

To get a true test of your connection speed, please first close down all other applications that may be accessing the internet, including any active iPlayer downloads. To check your connection speed you need to enable JavaScript. How? Your Internet Protocol (IP) address will be sent to Ookla Net Ratings, who will use this information only for the purposes of generating the BBC iPlayer Diagnostics Test results. Ookla Net Ratings is based in the United States and the BBC can confirm that it satisfies the EU's data protection requirements. Downloading iPlayer video. There are two main ways of downloading DRM-free video. iPlayer Downloader The first one to be released was iPlayer Downloader by Paul Battley.

Downloading iPlayer video

This uses the fact that the video streams for the iPhone are DRM-free (which I find fairly comical – it’s as if the BBC are saying “we’re not allowed to deliver DRM-free video… but we want to appear cool, so we’ll ignore that rule for the iPhone”). Anyway, however silly it is, it means that the iPlayer Downloader just pretends to be an iPhone, and saves the video stream as an MP4 .mov file. The disadvantage of this is that the video quality isn’t the highest (usually 484×272).

It’s certainly good enough for playing on your portable video player/phone/etc. iPlayer to DVD - How to Burn BBC iPlayer Downloads to DVD. BBC iPlayer has offered lots of interesting TV shows for downloading.

iPlayer to DVD - How to Burn BBC iPlayer Downloads to DVD

However, the downloaded BBC iPlayer programs are locked with Microsoft's "Play for Sure" DRM copy protection and will expire 30 days after downloading. What's worse, once you start viewing them, the files will expire after 7 days. Video buffering and playback problems. Within the past few weeks, any attempt to use my laptop to watch streaming media generates buffering problems.

Video buffering and playback problems

This was never an issue previously. I have checked the download speed of my broadband supplier (Virgin) and it is showing 2.7Mbps, as opposed to the advertised "up to 10". I have no idea whether this performance has recently dipped.Is the buffering problem likely to derive from the download speed or could it be something more sinister which has attached itself to the laptop?

I regularly run Spybot Search and Destroy, and no obvious issues have shown up.David Collins The internet comes with no guarantees about performance, and a vast number of things can delay a streaming video. Information - How to remove Ati2evxx.exe error problem. Ati2evxx.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows.

Information - How to remove Ati2evxx.exe error problem

The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Ati2evxx.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust. Click to Run a Free Scan for Ati2evxx.exe related errors. Berkeley Explains Exactly Why It Chose Google Over Microsoft. Wikimedia Commons and Google The University of California at Berkeley just decided to move off its old email system.

Berkeley Explains Exactly Why It Chose Google Over Microsoft

It chose Gmail over Microsoft's Office 365. Usually, the decision-making process that goes into such a choice is shrouded in secrecy. But Berkeley decided to be transparent, and published a matrix explaining the pros and cons of both solutions.